Mladen Dolar

philosopher, psychoanalyst, film critic and cultural theorist
Mladen Dolar

(born in 1951) – a Slovenian philosopher, psychoanalyst, film critic, and cultural theorist. In 1978, he graduated from the University of Ljubljana, and later continued his studies in France and the United Kingdom. Together with Slavoj Žižek and Rastko Močnik, he founded the Society for Theoretical Psychoanalysis, which aimed to combine Lacan’s thoughts with the philosophy of German idealism. His research also deals with Hegel’s thought and French structuralism. He wrote two books: Druga śmierć opery (together with Slavoj Žižek, 2002, released in Poland in0.05 2008) and A Voice and Nothing More (2006).