Peter Klepec, PhD

Education: Doctorate
Research Title: Research Advisor
University Title: Associate Professor



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Description of activity

Main areas of research are French contemporary philosophy, German Idealism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, critique of ideology. Published numerous papers on Kant, Hegel, Freud, Lacan, Deleuze, Badiou, Foucault, Rancière, Lyotard, Lefort, Habermas, Negri, Agamben, Laclau etc., and two books in Slovene: The Emergence of the Subject (In Slovene: Vznik subjekta), (Philosophica, Series Moderna). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2004. 336 p. ISBN 961-6500-70-8; Capitalism and Perversion, 1. Profitable Passions (In Slovene: Kapitalizem in perverzija. 1, Dobičkonosne strasti, (Zbirka Analecta). 1. natis. Ljubljana: Društvo za teoretsko psihoanalizo, 2008. 297 p. ISBN 978-961-6376-40-2.  (Reedition in Serbian 2016); Kapitalizem in perverzija 2: Matrice podrejanja, (Zbirka Analecta). 1. natis. Ljubljana: Društvo za teoretsko psihoanalizo, 2019. 243 str. ISBN 978-961-6376-89.

Teaching

  • 1999-2000, University of Maribor, Slovenia.
  • 2000-2002, University of Primorska (Koper), Slovenia.
  • 1999-2004, Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis,  Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • 2003-2006, Worker’s & Punker’s University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • 2008-2014, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
  • 2014-, Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU, module “Transformation of modern thought – philosophy, psychoanalysis, culture” at Postgraduate program Comparative Studies of Ideas and Cultures, course “Psychoanalysis and Social Bond” (together with Professor Alenka Zupančič Žerdin; since 2006).

Editorial work

Member (since 1990) of editorial board of Slovene Lacanian revue Problemi (ISSN 0555-2419) and editor-in-chief (since 2004) of Filozofski vestnik (ISSN 0353-4510).

Employment

  • 1998, Institute of Philosophy, Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana.
  • 1992-1998 Young researcher at Institute of Philosophy, Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana (Mentor: Professor Rado Riha).
  • 1987-1992, Journalist and redactor of “Redaction for society and theory” (1989-92), Radio Student, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Studies

  • PhD in Contemporary Philosophy, 1998, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Thesis title: “Contemporary French Philosophy Between Immanence and Contingency”; Mentor: Professor Slavoj Žižek).
  • MA in German Idealism, 1995, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia  (Title: “The Finite and The Infinite in German Idealism”; Mentor: Professor Slavoj Žižek).
  • BA on Kant, “Ideal of pure Reason”, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia  (Mentor: Professor Mladen Dolar).
  • 1986-1992, studied philosophy at Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Scholarships

  • 1998-1999, Slovenian Fundation for Science (Slovenska znanstvena fundacija), Université Vincennes-Saint-Dénis, Paris VIII.

Languages

  • Mother tongue: Slovenian.
  • Active: English, French, Serbian, Croatian.
  • Passive: German.
  • Covid 19, das Unheimliche in nočna mora. Problemi, ISSN 0555-2419, 2020, letn. 58, 9/10, str. 111-139 [COBISS.SI-ID 50029827]
  • On »the idea« in Badiou. Problemi ISSN 0555-2419, 2019, letn. 57, št. 11/12, str. 275-300 [COBISS.SI-ID 45397549]
  • Crisis, Europe. V: Šumič-Riha, Jelica (ur.). Rethinking the idea of Europe, Filozofski vestnik, 2. ISBN 978-961-05-0251-7. ISSN 0353-4510, Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2019. Letn. 40, 2, str. 117-136
  • Kaj je sploh to - oktobrska revolucija?. V: AVSENIK NABERGOJ, Irena (ur.). Oktobrska revolucija: 1917-2017: med izkušnjo, interpretacijo in poetizacijo. 1. izd. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2019. str. 9-24. Zbirka Življenja in dela, 20, Kulturnozgodovinske študije, 5. ISBN 978-961-05-0174-9. ISSN 1855-9360. [COBISS.SI-ID 44516141]
  • On Lacanʼs The Triumph of Religion and related matters. Filozofski vestnik, ISSN 0353-4510, 2019, letn. 40, 1, str. 139-162 [COBISS.SI-ID 46096173]
  • O zastavkih Badioujeve Imanence resnic. Problemi, ISSN 0555-2419, 2019, letn. 57, št. 3/4, str. 107-132 [COBISS.SI-ID 69766498]
  • On the touch of swear words: swearing and the Lacanian real. V: Komel, Mirt (ur.). The language of touch: philosophical examinations in linguistics and haptic studies. ISBN 1-3500-5926-9. London [etc.]: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019, str. 121-135 [COBISS.SI-ID 44287533]
  • Od strukturalizma strasti do spleta afektov. Problemi, ISSN 0555-2419, 2018, letn. 56, 3/4, str. 189-235[COBISS.SI-ID 44019501]
  • Badioujev Platon. Problemi, ISSN 0555-2419. 2017, letn. 55, 5/6, str. 145-183 [COBISS.SI-ID 65312866]
  • For another Lacan-Deleuze encounter. V: Nedoh, Boštjan (ur.), Zevnik, Andreja (ur.). Lacan and Deleuze: a disjunctive synthesis. ISBN 978-1-4744-0829-5. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017, str. 13-31 [COBISS.SI-ID 40711213]
Structure and Genealogy of Perversion in Contemporary Philosophy, Politics, and Art ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. september 2020 - 31. august 2023)
The problem of objectivity and fiction in contemporary philosophy ( 01. july 2018 - 30. june 2021)
Europe as a Philosophical Idea and Political Subject ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. may 2017 - 30. april 2020)
Reconfigurations of Ontology ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2014 - 30. june 2017)
The Philosophy of Crisis: Economy - Politics - Ecology ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. august 2013 - 31. july 2016)
Aisthesis in philosophy, psychoanalysis and politics ( aplikativni • 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy IV ( research programme • 01. january 2020 - 31. december 2025)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy III ( research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2019)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy II ( research programme • 01. january 2009 - 31. december 2014)
Keywords
sodobna filozofija
nemška klasična filozofija
teoretska psihoanaliza