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Ideology, Academia and Cynicism

One of the most useful ideas I came across in The Sublime Object of Ideology was Zizek’s articulation of cynical ideology (taken from Sloterdyk). As Zizek explains, Marx’s original articulation of ideology was based around false consciousness and misrecognition – “they do not know it, but they are doing it”. 585 more words

the beautiful as hide and seek

what do our preferences signal? let us trace it in signs: preference, pre – fer, to set before, give some thing more than others. so stand before me, and play here-> … 2,364 more words


In Defense of Althusser: Ad Žižek

Ekrem Ekici


Note: This article is a part of my PhD proposal submitted to Professor Frieder Otto Wolf last August.

Althusser’s ideology theory is a doctrine which has a huge impact upon the aftertime. 2,856 more words