Sex or Gender? (2) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 2)

YouTube: SEX OR GENDER? (2) Contradictions That Matter (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 9 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex?. In this lecture we will be focused on Part 2 of Chapter 3 — Contradictions That Matter, but still exploring the first subsection “Sex or Gender?”.  If you are following along with the book you … Continue reading Sex or Gender? (2) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 2)

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SEX OR GENDER? (1) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 1)

YouTube: SEX OR GENDER? (1) Contradictions That Matter (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 8 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be starting a new chapter, Chapter 3 — Contradictions That Matter. In this lecture we will be focused on the nature of the contemporary conversation about gender and sexuality. The … Continue reading SEX OR GENDER? (1) Chapter 3 – Contradictions That Matter (Part 1)

KING. Interlude 3 – King, Rabble, War… and Sex (Part 1)

YouTube: KING.  King, Rabble, War... and Sex (Part 1) Welcome to Lecture 19 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 1 of Interlude 3 — King, Rabble, War… and Sex. In this lecture we will be mostly focusing on the symbolic function of the King in relationship to social substance and the paradoxes of contingent … Continue reading KING. Interlude 3 – King, Rabble, War… and Sex (Part 1)

THE ANIMAL THAT I AM. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7)

YouTube: THE ANIMAL THAT I AM.  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7) Welcome to lecture 18 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 7 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we conclude the chapter by focusing on the philosophical conception of the … Continue reading THE ANIMAL THAT I AM. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 7)

IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (2). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6)

YouTube: IDEA'S CONSTIPATION (2).  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6) Welcome to Lecture 17 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 6 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we continue to explore the elementary mechanics of the Hegelian dialectic in the process … Continue reading IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (2). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 6)

INVISIBLE HANDJOB. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3)

YouTube: INVISIBLE HANDJOB. ...And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3) Welcome to Lecture 7 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be concluding Chapter 2 …And Even Stranger Out There which broadly focuses on issues of capitalist dynamics in the context of the non-relation. We start with the extraordinarily witty and … Continue reading INVISIBLE HANDJOB. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 3)

IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (1). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5)

YouTube: IDEA'S CONSTIPATION (1).  Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5) Welcome to Lecture 16 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 5 of Chapter 6 — Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject. In this lecture we introduce you to the elementary mechanics of the Hegelian dialectic in the process … Continue reading IDEA’S CONSTIPATION (1). Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 5)

ANTI-SEXUS. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2)

YouTube video: ANTI-SEXUS.  ...And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2) Welcome to Lecture 6 of Alenka Zupančič’s What Is Sex? In this lecture we will be covering Part 2 of Chapter 2 titled “The Anti-Sexus”. In this subsection we will be exploring a particular way in which the modern mind confronts sexuality as a problem … Continue reading ANTI-SEXUS. Chapter 2 – …And Even Stranger Out There (Part 2)

ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4)

YouTube: ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4) Welcome to Lecture 15 of Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing.  In this lecture we will be covering subsection 4 of Chapter 6: Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject.  The focus of this lecture will be on the knowledge of the … Continue reading ABSOLUTE KNOWING. Chapter 6 – Not Only As Substance, But Also As Subject (Part 4)