Slavoj Žižek

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Slavoj Žižek ( (listen) SLAH-voy ZHEE-zhek; Slovene: [ˈslaʋɔj ˈʒiʒɛk]; born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian philosopher, a researcher at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Arts and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities of the University of London. He is a self-described "radical leftist" and a "communist in a qualified sense." He is also Global Eminent Scholar at Kyung Hee University in Seoul and Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Slavoj Žižek has received more than 3,774,593 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Slavoj Žižek is the 226th most popular philosopher (up from 257th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Slavoj Žižek ranks 226 out of 1,089. Before him are Gaston Bachelard, Diotima of Mantinea, Joseph de Maistre, Paul Feyerabend, Hippasus, and Julia Kristeva. After him are Franz Brentano, Chilon of Sparta, Celsus, Epimenides, William Godwin, and Thomas Carlyle.

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Among people born in 1949, Slavoj Žižek ranks 23Before him are Jeff Bridges, Bernard Arnault, Lech Kaczyński, Abdullah Öcalan, Ken Follett, and Jessica Lange. After him are Maurice Gibb, Patrick Süskind, Carlos the Jackal, Bobby Farrell, Luis Sepúlveda, and Robin Gibb.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Slavoj Žižek ranks 3 out of 247. Before him are Giuseppe Tartini (1692) and Barbara of Cilli (1392). After him are Fritz Pregl (1869), France Prešeren (1800), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Arkan (1952), Melania Trump (1970), Milan Kučan (1941), Edvard Kardelj (1910), and Franz Miklosich (1813).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Slovenia

Among philosophers born in Slovenia, Slavoj Žižek ranks 1After him are Jakob Lorber (1800).

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