Critique of Journalistic Reason: Philosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

Critique of Journalistic Reason: Philosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

by Tom Vandeputte

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Overview

This book examines philosophy's recurrent preoccupation with journalism. It shows how modern European philosophy's preoccupation with the news inflects theories of history, time, and language.


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ISBN-13: 9780823290253
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tom Vandeputte is head of Critical Studies at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, where he teaches continental philosophy and critical theory. He is also a fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI) Berlin, where he is preparing a book on the political thought of Walter Benjamin.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations | vii

Morning News: Kant, Hegel | 1

1 Talking Machines: Kierkegaard | 19

2 Idolatry of Facts: Nietzsche | 72

3 Last Days: Benjamin | 121

Afterword: “Today” | 175

Acknowledgements | 183

Notes | 185

Bibliography 223

Index | 237

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