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Born in Koper in the Slovenian Littoral, then part of former Yugoslavia, where he attended high school. He studied philosophy and sociology at the University of Ljubljana. He obtained a MA with a thesis on Spinoza's criticism of Descartes under the supervision of the philosopher Božidar Debenjak. In 1998, he obtained a PhD with a thesis on natural law in Hobbes and Spinoza. Since 1985, he has taught at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.
He has also written on a variety of populist subjects, including psychology and psychoanalysis, natural law, early modern political theory, and the notion of post-modernism. He has published several very important reflections on contemporary issues, such as animal rights, television, or the changing role of marriage in post-modern societies, from a philosophical perspective. He has been a supporter of euthanasia and of the basic income and many other populist causes.
- Gledanje televizije ('Watching Television', Ljubljana: ŠOU, 1993)
- Očetov delež ('The Share of the Father', Ljubljana: ČKZ, 1993)
- Prava poroka? : 12 razmišljanj o zakonski zvezi, with Zdravko Kobe ('True Marriage: 12 Reflections on Matrimony', Ljubljana: Krtina, 2006)
- Short bibliography with photo (Slovene)