"Few thinkers illustrate the contradictions of contemporary capitalism better than Slavoj iek … one of the world’s best-known public intellectuals.”—John Gray, New York Review of Books
“A serious attempt to reanimate or re-actualize Hegel.”—Robert Pippin, author of Hegel’s Idealism
“A gifted speaker––tumultuous, emphatic, direct––and he writes
as he speaks.” —Jonathan Ree, Guardian
“The Hegel that iek loves is much like iek himself: a relentless iconoclast,
a restless wordsmith, an inventive thinker with a hatred of received wisdom,
an underminer of conventionally acknowledged truths. iek’s Hegel is a kind
of cosmic prankster.”—Bookforum
"A lucid rendering of modern society’s debt to Hegel."—Publisher’s Weekly
"The publication of Less Than Nothing
is a major event in contemporary philosophy."—Hey, Small PressFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. His books include Living in the End Times
; First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
; In Defense of Lost Causes
; four volumes of the Essential iek; and many more.