Develops a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure. This book represents an effort... Læs mere
This is an examination of vital aspects of the social, political and cultural life of the "advanced democracies" in the (very) late 20th century. Jean Baudrillard turns detective in order to investigate a crime which he hopes may yet be solved: the "murder" of reality.
Jean Baudrillard (1929 - 2007) was a social and cultural theorist known for his trenchant analyses of media and technological communication. This book offers a look at... Læs mere
A collection of journalistic essays that addresses subjects ranging from those already established as the author's trademark (virtual reality, Disney, television) to more unusual topics... Læs mere
Seminal essays written by Baudrillard for a journal devoted to a radical leftist critique of architecture, urbanism, and everyday life.
Offers transcripts of interviews with French intellectual Jean Baudrillard, covering topics such as: Fukuyama; 1989 and the collapse of Communism; Bosnia; the Gulf War; Rwanda; the New World Order; consumer society and social exclusion; liberation; and nihilism.
This third volume in the "Cool Memories" set of books is culled from Jean Baudrillard's notebooks in the period when he was composing "The Illusion of the End" and "The Perfect Crime". In it, he resumes his investigation of the meta-metaphysics of objects.