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
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
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
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.
Part of "Radical Thinkers" series, this work presents key texts by philosophers and thinkers. It offers a postmodernist philosopher's tour-de-force contemplation on sex, technology, politics and disease in Western culture after the 'orgy' of the 1960s.
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.
A material analysis of the sign which deepens Marx's critique of political economy for spectacular times.