Philosophy in Cultural Theory

Philosophy in Cultural Theory

by Peter Osborne
     
 

Philosophy in Cultural Theory boldly crosses disciplinary boundaries to offer a philosophical critique of cultural theory today. Drawing on the legacy of Walter Benjamin, Peter Osborne looks critically at central philosophical debates in cultural theory, such as:
* the relationship between sign and image
* the technological basis of cultural

Overview

Philosophy in Cultural Theory boldly crosses disciplinary boundaries to offer a philosophical critique of cultural theory today. Drawing on the legacy of Walter Benjamin, Peter Osborne looks critically at central philosophical debates in cultural theory, such as:
* the relationship between sign and image
* the technological basis of cultural form
* the conceptuality of art
* the place of fantasy in human affairs.
It will appeal to those in philosophy, cultural studies and art theory.

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From the Publisher
'Peter Osbourne's book breaks new ground ... [he is] an original thinker.' - Radical Philosophy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415238021
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/16/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Osborne is Professor of Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University, London. He is an editor of the journal Radical Philosophy and author of The Politics of Time (1995).

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