Adam Kotsko

Adam Kotsko is Assistant Professor of Humanities at Shimer College in Chicago and the translator of Giorgio Agamben’s Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath, The Highest Poverty: Monastic Rules and Form-of-Life, and Opus Dei: An Archeology of Duty. His other books include Žižekand TheologyThe Politics of Redemption: The Social Logic of SalvationAwkwardness, and Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television.


  • How to Read Žižek

    How to Read Žižek

    SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK, a philosopher and psychoanalyst from Slovenia, is one of the few academics to have achieved a degree of genuine popularity among general readers. He regularly lectures to overflow crowds, is the subject of a documentary film (called simply Ž...