Mladen Dolar

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Mladen Dolar (1951, Maribor) is a philosopher, cultural theorist and film critic. His main areas of research are psychoanalysis, modern French philosophy, German idealism and art theory. Since 1984 he has been working at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Ljubljana, where he is still a professor and researcher. He frequently gives lectures at European and American universities. From 2010 to 2012 he was a research advisor at the Jan van Eyck Academy in the Netherlands, while in 2013 he was a visiting professor at the University of Chicago.

He is the author of over one hundred and fifty papers in academic journals and anthologies. In addition to twelve books in Slovene, his most important publications include A Voice and Nothing More (MIT 2006, translated into ten languages) and Opera's Second Death (with Slavoj Žižek, Routledge 2001, also translated into several languages). He is one of the founders of the Ljubljana Lacanian School. [1] [2]