Jean Baudrillard

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  • Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard
    Simulacra and Simulation (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    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 to rethink cultural theory from the perspective of a concept of cultural materialism, one that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the body.

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  • The Perfect Crime by Jean Baudrillard
    The Perfect Crime (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    The famous postmodernist thinker turns detective to investigate the murder of reality.

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  • The Consumer Society by Jean Baudrillard
    The Consumer Society (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Includes most organized discussion of mass media culture, the meaning of leisure, and anomie in affluent society.

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  • The Spirit of Terrorism by Jean Baudrillard
    The Spirit of Terrorism (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Until September 11 we had had no symbolic event on a world scale that marked a setback for globalization itself.

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  • Symbolic Exchange and Death by Jean Baudrillard
    Symbolic Exchange and Death (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Examines humanities and social sciences around the idea of postmodernism. This book leads the reader on an exhilarating tour encompassing the end of Marxism, the enchantment of fashion, symbolism about sex and the body, and the relations between economic exchange and death.

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  • The Conspiracy of Art by Jean Baudrillard
    The Conspiracy of Art (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Cutting-edge theorist Jean Baudrillard on the complicitous dance of art, politics, economics, and media; includes "War Porn," on Abu Ghraib as a new genre of reality TV.

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  • The Transparency of Evil by Jean Baudrillard
    The Transparency of Evil (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    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.

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  • Jean Baudrillard: Selected Writings by Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard: Selected Writings (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    An expanded edition of the first comprehensive overview of Baudrillard's work, this new edition adds examples from after 1985.

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  • America by Jean Baudrillard
    America (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    New edition of this classic study of the US, with a new introduction by Geoff Dyer.

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  • The System of Objects by Jean Baudrillard
    The System of Objects (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    A cultural critique of the commodity in consumer society, The System of Objects is a tour de force a theoretical letter-in-a-bottle tossed into the ocean in 1968, which brilliantly communicates to us all the live ideas of the day.

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  • The Ecstasy of Communication by Jean Baudrillard
    The Ecstasy of Communication (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Baudrillard's essential crib-book, lexicon, and companion piece to any and all of his books and a prescient portrait of our contemporary condition.

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  • Simulations by Jean Baudrillard
    Simulations (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Baudrillard's bewildering thesis, a bold extrapolation on Ferdinand de Saussure's general theory of general linguistics, is in fact a clinical vision of contemporary consumer societies where signs don't refer anymore to anything except themselves. They all are generated by the matrix.

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  • Forget Foucault by Jean Baudrillard
    Forget Foucault (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Characterizing it as a "mythic discourse," Jean Baudrillard proceeds, in this brilliant essay, to dismantle the powerful, seductive figure of Michel Foucault.

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  • The Illusion of the End by Jean Baudrillard
    The Illusion of the End (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    In this book Jean Baudrillard, one of the most celebrated and controversial contemporary social theorists, argues that the notion of the end of history is an illusion, and that we are now engaged in a gigantic process of historical revisionism.

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  • The Illusion of the End by Jean Baudrillard
    The Illusion of the End (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    The year 2000, the end of the millennium: is this anything other than a mirage, the illusion of an end, like so many other imaginary endpoints which have littered the path of history?In this remarkable book Jean Baurdrillard?France's leading theorist of postmodernity?argues that the notion of the end is part of the fantasy of a linear history. Today we are not approaching the end of history but...

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  • The Intelligence of Evil by Jean Baudrillard
    The Intelligence of Evil (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Translation of: Le pacte de luciditae ou l'intelligence du mal.

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  • The Agony of Power: Volume 6 by Jean Baudrillard
    The Agony of Power: Volume 6 (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Baudrillard's unsettling coda: previously unpublished texts written just before the visionary theorist's death in 2007.

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  • Fatal Strategies by Jean Baudrillard
    Fatal Strategies (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    An early work in which Baudrillard became Baudrillard.

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  • The Gulf War Did Not Take Place by Jean Baudrillard
    The Gulf War Did Not Take Place (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    The first English translation of Baudrillard's extraordinary collection of essays written during and after the hostilities in the Middle East. This is a penetrating and provocative analysis of the unfolding drama using the author's concepts of simulation and the hyperreal. Paul Patton's introduction surveying the debate aroused by the conflict argues that Baudrillard, more than any other critic of...

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  • In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities by Jean Baudrillard
    In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    Baudrillard's remarkably prescient meditation on terrorism throws light on post-9/11 delusional fears and political simulations.

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