Slavoj Žižek

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Slavoj Žižek

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 3,455,097 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 260th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Slavoj Žižek ranks 258 out of 1,005Before him are Iamblichus, Nikolai Berdyaev, Hans Jonas, Shen Kuo, Moritz Schlick, and Guy Debord. After him are Raymond Aron, William Godwin, Aristoxenus, Speusippus, Allan Kardec, and Arnaldus de Villa Nova.

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Among people born in 1949, Slavoj Žižek ranks 26Before him are Ken Follett, Jeff Bridges, Carlos the Jackal, Patrick Süskind, Jessica Lange, and Bernard Arnault. After him are Bobby Farrell, Caitlyn Jenner, Thaksin Shinawatra, Alla Pugacheva, Linda Lovelace, and Alan García.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Slavoj Žižek ranks 7 out of 183Before him are Josip Broz Tito (1892), Giuseppe Tartini (1692), Franjo Tuđman (1922), Barbara of Cilli (1392), Fritz Pregl (1869), and France Prešeren (1800). After him are Melania Trump (1970), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Santorio Santorio (1561), and Primož Trubar (1508).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Slovenia

Among philosophers born in Slovenia, Slavoj Žižek ranks 1

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