Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena

Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena

by Jean Baudrillard
     
 

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The renowned postmodernist philosopher’s tour-de-force contemplation of sex, technology, politics and disease in Western culture after the revolutionary ‘orgy’ of the 1960s.

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The renowned postmodernist philosopher’s tour-de-force contemplation of sex, technology, politics and disease in Western culture after the revolutionary ‘orgy’ of the 1960s.

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“The most important and original French thinker of the past twenty years.”—J. G. Ballard

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ISBN-13:
9781844673452
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
06/09/2009
Series:
Radical Thinkers Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
307,937
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jean Baudrillard (1929–2007) began teaching sociology at the Université de Paris-X in 1966. He retired from academia in 1987 to write books and travel until his death in 2007. His many works include Simulations and Simulacra, America, The Perfect Crime, The System of Objects, Passwords, The Transparency of Evil, The Spirit of Terrorism, and Fragments, among others.

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