ISBN-10:
0761965351
ISBN-13:
9780761965350
Pub. Date:
02/28/2003
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Key Contemporary Concepts: From Abjection to Zeno's Paradox / Edition 1

Key Contemporary Concepts: From Abjection to Zeno's Paradox / Edition 1

by John Lechte
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ISBN-13: 9780761965350
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: SAGE Key Concepts Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.52(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Lechte is Professor in Sociology at Macquarie University, where he has responsibility for Graduate teaching and research. He has written widely on European philosophy and the image, including the work of Julia Kristeva and Georges Bataille. He has just published a key work on the image, Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future (2012), and is currently working on the human and the image. With Saul Newman, he will publish, in 2013, Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence.

Table of Contents

A Note on the Text
Introduction
A Abjection Aesthetics Alienation Allegory Analogue Analytic-Synthetic Arbitrary Atonality
B Beauty Being Biotechnology Blasé Body
C Chance Clone Code Communication Community Complexity Culture Cybernetics Cyberspace Cyborg
D Deconstruction Dictionary-Encyclopedia Diegesis Différance Difference-Individuality Differend Digital
E Economy Encyclopedia (see Dictionary-Encyclopedia) Entropy Epistemology Eros-Eroticism Event Exchange
F Family Fantasy / Phantasy Fantasm Fractal Freedom Fuzzy Logic
G General Will Gift Globalisation Governmentality Grammatology
H Habitus History
I Icon Identification Identity Ideology Image Imaginary Imagination Immanent/Immanence-Transcendent / Transcendence Index Information Interpretation
J Justice
K Klanfarbenmelodie Knowledge
L Labour-power Legitimacy Life Local Logos-Mythos Love
M Memory Metaphor Metaphysics Mimesis Modernity Money Montage Mythos (see Logos-Mythos)
N Necessity Network Nihilism
O Object Ontology Other
P Panopticon Phantasy / Phantasm (see Fantasy / Fantasm) Pixel Postmodernity Power Profane (see Sacred-Profane)
Q Quantum
R Responsibility Ressentiment Rhizome Risk-Society
S Sacred-Profane Semiotic Sign: Signifier/Signified Simulacrum Spectacle Subject Synthetic (see Analytical-Synthetic)
T Technics Theory Thermodynamics Time Transcendence (see Immanent/Immanence / Transcendent / Transcendence) Truth
U Unconscious Universal
V Value Virtual (see Cyberspace) Virus, W Work Writing
X Xenophobia, Z Zeno's Paradox

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