Igor Pribac

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Igor Pribac in Ljubljana, together with historians Marta Verginella (left) and Luisa Accati (centre).

Igor Pribac (born 1958) is a Slovenian translator.

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 translated several philosophical texts from English and Italian, including Will Kymlicka, Paolo Virno, Cesare Beccaria, and Thomas Hobbes.

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.

Major works[edit]

  • 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)

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