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Eleanor Gordon-Smith is a philosopher and radio producer currently at Princeton University, where she is a Graduate Fellow of the University Centre for Human Values. She writes the weekly advice column ‘Leading Questions’ for The Guardian Australia. Her first book Stop Being Reasonable has been published in 9 countries. She was producer of Radio National’s The Philosopher’s Zone, has broadcast pieces with NPR, This American Life, and around Australia, and hosts The Ethics Centre’s 8-part podcast Little Bad Thing. Her printed work has appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, and New Humanist Magazine.
Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural theorist. He is a professor of philosophy at The European Graduate School, a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, and founder and president of the Society for Theoretical Psychoanalysis, Ljubljana.