“Righteously to battle the tsunami of postmodern spiritual mush, iek attempts a reconciliation between Marxism and Christianity, eccentrically (against Nietzsche) trying to recuperate St Paul for the radical Christian.”—Steven Poole, The Guardian
“With his characteristically frenetic and dizzying display of wit, iek will entertain and offend, but never bore.”—The Stranger
“The most formidably brilliant exponent of psychoanalysis, indeed of cultural theory in general, to have emerged from Europe in some decades.”—Terry Eagleton
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.