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Slavoj Žižek, Camille Paglia, Flemming Rose

Can causing offence be a good thing? Philip Dodd talks to Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, American author Camille Paglia and Danish journalist Flemming Rose.

Can causing offence be a good thing? Philip Dodd explores this question with the Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj Zizek, the American author, Camille Paglia and the Danish journalist, Flemming Rose.
Camille Paglia is a Professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia whose Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson was rejected by seven publishers before it became a best-seller.
Flemming Rose was Culture Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten when in September 2005 it published a series of cartoons of Muhammad which caused controversy.
Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism by Slavoj Zizek is out now.
Provocations: Collected Essays by Camille Paglia will be available from October 9th.
Flemming Rose is the author of The Tyranny of Silence, and a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, Washington DC.

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