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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|Publisher:||Fordham University Press|
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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
Index | 237