Who is Slavoj Žižek, I ask?
- Peter Rollins’s father?
- A homeless man?
- The most brilliant Continental philosopher of our day?
I don’t know the answer. I’ve not read more than a essay here and there by Žižek, and watched some videos of him. Surprisingly, watching him lecture and answer questions is even more confusing than reading his writing.
Thankfully, Christian Thorne has written three short essays about Žižek. Here are money quote excerpts: