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Baudrillard, Jean 1929-2007

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The system of objects by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

201 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pressing Freudian and Saussurean categories into the service of a basically Marxist perspective, The System of Objects offers a cultural critique of the commodity in consumer society. Baudrillard classifies the everyday objects of the 'new technical order' as functional, nonfunctional and metafunctional. He contrasts 'modern' and 'traditional' functional objects, subjecting home furnishing and interior design to a celebrated semiological analysis. His treatment of nonfunctional or 'marginal' objects focuses on antiques and the psychology of collecting, while the metafunctional category extends to the useless, the aberrant and even the 'schizofunctional'. Finally, Baudrillard deals at length with the implications of credit and advertising for the commodification of everyday life
The consumer society : myths and structures by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

162 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simulacra and simulation by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

81 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aujourd'hui l'abstraction n'est plus celle de la carte, du double, du miroir ou du concept. La simulation n'est plus celle d'un territoire, d'un être référentiel, d'une substance. Elle est la génération par les modèles d'un réel sans origine ni réalité : hyperréel. Le territoire ne précède plus la carte, ni ne lui survit. C'est désormais la carte qui précède le territoire précession des simulacres c'est elle qui engendre le territoire et s'il fallait reprendre la fable, c'est aujourd'hui le territoire dont les lambeaux pourrissent lentement sur l'étendue de la carte. C'est le réel, et non la carte, dont des vestiges subsistent çà et là, dans les déserts qui ne sont plus ceux de l'Empire, mais le nôtre. Le désert du réel lui-même." P. [4] of cover
Selected writings by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kean Baudrillard is one of the most topical and controversial theorists in France today. He has played a major role in the development of critical social theory and cultural sociology, and his writings are currently at the center of the 'post-modernism' debate. This volume makes his most important work widely available in English for the first time. It includes selections from the entire range of his writings, from his early work on advertising and commodity culture to his most recent writings on simulation and desire. Throughout the selections Baudrillard stresses the ways in which our lives are embedded in a world if images which have no clear reference and which are reproduced by the new mechanisms of cultural production in contemporary societies. The central themes of Baudrillard's work are outlined in an introduction by Mark Poster. The selections in this volume represent a cross section of Baudrillard's writings from 1968 to 1985 and are drawn mostly from his major books. About half of the selections appear in English translation for the first time
For a critique of the political economy of the sign by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

99 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vérité depuis longtemps reconnue dans le secteur de la production économique, à savoir que nulle part n'apparait plus la valeur d'usage, doit aujourd'hui être reconnuem pour Jean Baudrillard, dans la sphère de la consommation et du système culturel en général, a savoir que tout y est produit comme signe et comme valeur d'échange
Symbolic exchange and death by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

110 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jean Baudrillard is one of the most celebrated and controversial of contemporary social theorists. Translated into English for the first time, this remarkable volume examines the full extent of his critical appraisal of social theories including traditional Marxism, cybernetics, ethnography, psychoanalysis, and feminist thought. In particular, it offers the most complete elaboration of Baudrillard's concept of the simulacrum and his reorientation of social theory toward the issues of fashion, the body, and death. Symbolic Exchange and Death, originally published in France in 1976, is a recognized classic and one of the most important sources for the redefinition of contemporary social thought. "Just when everyone is bored with Baudrillard, the academic establishment finally gets it together to translate the po-mo prophet's most important book. First published in 1976, this has appeared piecemeal in various guerrilla translations and already had its cultural effect. It's just a relief to get the full SP on the semiology of the death drive."--I-D "This is easily Jean Baudrillard's most important work. It is a key intervention in the debates on modernity and postmodernity and the site of his postmodern turn. Anyone who wants to understand the complexity and provocativeness of Baudrillard's richest period must read this book." --Douglas Kellner, University of Texas at Austin."--Publisher's description
The spirit of terrorism ; and, Other essays by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

57 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baudrillard sees the power of terrorism as lying in the symbolism of slaughter - not merely the reality of death, but a sacrificial death that challenges a whole system. Where the revolutionary of the past sought to conduct a struggle of real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist mounts a powerful symbolic challenge, which, when combined with high-tech resources, constitutes an unprecedented assault on an over-sophisticated and vulnerable West. The new edition is updated with the recent essays 'Hypotheses on Terrorism' and 'Violence of the Global'."--Jacket
The seduction by Marilyn Wallace( Book )

86 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seduction, in French thinker Baudrillard's apocalyptic discourse, is a power of attraction and fascination capable of subverting mechanical, orgasm-centered sexuality and reality in general. Two chief obstacles to unleashing the potentially liberating forces of seduction are the women's movement and psychoanalysis, charges the author of America and Forget Foucault. While recognizing that seduction has a negative side--turning the seduced person away from his/her true thoughts and impulses--Baudrillard is intrigued by the seductive processes at work in the vertigo induced by games, in magic and the lottery, in the transvestite's "total gestural, sensual and ritual" behavior. He decodes pornography as "an orgy of realism," a hyperreality of signs. In his analysis, seduction has itself been corrupted in a world of manufactured desires and ready-made satisfactions. With seductive irony, Baudrillard storms the fragile phallic fortress of patriarchy in this heady, sometimes obscure meditation. -- Description from (Dec. 26, 2012)
Cool memories by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

99 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series of aphoristic journals that covers the period 2000-2004
Fatal strategies : crystal revenge by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

77 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transparency of evil : essays on extreme phenomena by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Postmodern sociologist-prophet Jean Baudrillard examines the legacy of the 1960s, the "orgy" that, he argues, gave birth to our age of dizzying simulation, reproduction, eclecticism, and prosthesis. Explaining how sexual liberation confused the categories of man and woman, artistic innovation conjured a 'transaesthetic realm of indifference', and political revolution perpetuated a diorama world of political forms, Baudrillard uncovers a culture of empty rights that forces us to come to terms with a dramatic new perspective on Evil and conduct a fundamental reassessment of otherness. Working through these contemporary riddles, The Transparency of Evil transforms the way we understand the jumble of our daily lives - from the gyrations of the stock market to those of Michael Jackson. -- Back cover
The Gulf War did not take place by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om TV-dækningen af golfkrigen i 1991
The perfect crime by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

However, whether stripping away the layers of hypocrisy which surround our smug perceptions of the former Yugoslavia, or deploring the New European Order characterized by 'white fundamentalism, protectionism, discrimination and control', the moraliste is also the deft and disturbing social theorist. Where critics like McLuhan once exposed the alienating consequences of 'the medium', Baudrillard lays bare the depredatory effects of an oppressive transparency, on our social lives of a relentless positivity on our critical faculties, and of a withering 'high definition' on our very sense of reality
The illusion of the end by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singular objects of architecture by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This wide-ranging conversation bridges architecture and philosophy as Jean Baudrillard and Jean Nouvel discuss such topics as the city of tomorrow and the ideal of transparency, the gentrification of New York City, and Frank Gehry's surprising Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Nouvel prompts Baudrillard to reflect on his signature concepts (the virtual, transparency, fatal strategies, oblivion, and seduction), and the confrontation between philosophical concerns and the specificity of architecture creates novel and striking formulations - and new ways of understanding the connections between the practitioner and the philosopher, the object and the idea."--Cover
L'America by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

108 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France's leading philosopher of postmodernism takes to the freeways of the New World
Impossible exchange by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everything starts out from impossible exchange. The uncertainty of the world lies in the fact that it has no equivalent anywhere; it cannot be exchanged for anything. The uncertainty of thought lies in the fact that it cannot be exchanged either for truth or for reality." "Jean Baudrillard's now familiar investigations into reality and hyper-reality shift here into a more metaphysical frame. Working his way through the various spheres and systems of everyday life - the political, the juridical, the economical, the aesthetic, the biological, among others - he finds that they are all characterised by the same non-equivalence, and hence the same eccentricity. Literally, they have no meaning outside themselves and cannot be exchanged for anything. Politics is laden with signs and meanings, but seen from the outside it has no meaning. Schemes for genetic experimentation and investigation are becoming infinitely ramified, and the more ramified they become the more the crucial question is left unanswered: who rules over life, who rules over death?" "Baudrillard's conclusion is that the true formula of contemporary nihilism lies here: the nihilism of value itself. This is our fate, and from this stem both the happiest and the most baleful consequences. This book might be said to be the exploration, first, of the 'fateful' consequences, and subsequently - by a poetic transference of situation - of the fortunate, happy consequences of impossible exchange."--Jacket
The mirror of production by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

13 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are the concepts of labor and of production adaptable to a developing industrial society? What is the meaning of "pre-industrial organization"? In attempting to answer these questions, Jean Baudrillard examines the lessons of Marxism which has created a productivist model and a fetishism of labor. He argues that we must break the mirror of production which "reflects all of Western metaphysics," and free the Marxist logic from the restrictive context of political economy whence it was born. A book certain to provide serious and much needed debate. -- publisher description
The vital illusion by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Aren't we actually sick of sex, of difference, of emancipation, of culture?" With this provocative taunt, Jean Baudrillard challenges us to face up to our deadly, technologically empowered renunciation of mortality and subjectivity as he grapples with the complex issues that define our postmillenial world. What does the advent and proliferation of cloning mean for our sense of ourselves as human beings? What does the turn of the millenium say about our relation to time and history? What does the instantaneous, virutal realm of cyberspace do to reality? In The Vital Illusion, Baudrillard leads his readers to some surprising conclusions."--Jacket
The uncollected Baudrillard by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Baudrillard is generally recognized as one of the most important and provocative contemporary social theorists. But in the English speaking world, his reputation is largely based on books published after the 1960s, as he moved towards becoming the premier commentator on postmodernism
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Baudrillard, J.

Baudrillard J. 1929-2007

Baudrillard, Jean

Baudrillard, Jean 1929-

Baudrillard Jean 1929-2007

Bodrìâr, Žan.

Bodrijar, Žan

Bodrijar, Žan, 1929-2007

Bodrijar, Zjan, 1929-2007

Bodrijārs, Žans 1929-2007

Jean Baudrillard

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Jean Baudrillard French sociologist and philosopher

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Pōtriyā, L̲ān̲ 1929-2007

Бодрийaр, Жан 1929-2007

Бодрийар Ж. 1929-2007

Бодрийяр, Жан 1929-2007

Бодрияр, Жан, 1929-2007

Бодријар, Жан, 1929-2007

Жан Бадрыяр

Жан Бодрийяр французский социолог, культуролог и философ-постмодернист, фотограф

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בודריר, ז'ן 1929-2007

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بودريار جان 1929-2007

جان بودريار، 1929-2007

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ژان بودریار مترجم، عکاس، و فیلسوف فرانسوی

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보-드리야르, 쟝 1929-2007

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보드리야르, 장 1929-2007

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The consumer society : myths and structuresSimulacra and simulationSelected writingsFor a critique of the political economy of the signSymbolic exchange and deathThe spirit of terrorism ; and, Other essaysThe seductionCool memories