Slavoj Žižek: From the end of capitalism to WikiLeaks changing the world

June 27, 2011

If you want to get a measure of what you can expect from renowned philosopher Slavoj Žižek on Saturday, then take a look at the video above, which shows his talk at the RSA last year.

The Slovenian, who is widely held as one of the most influential living philosophers, will be speaking with WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and award-winning investigative journalist Amy Goodman at a special Frontline Club event on Saturday (2 July).

The subject of the video above is the economic crisis and the end of global capitalism, titled First as Tragedy, then as Farce, which is the title of his 2009 book. On Saturday Žižek will be turning his thoughts to the ethics and philosophy behind WikiLeaks.