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States of Shock: Stupidity and Knowledge in the 21st Century / Edition 1

States of Shock: Stupidity and Knowledge in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Bernard Stiegler
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Through a powerful critique of thinkers from Marx to Derrida, Stiegler develops new conceptual weapons. He argues that schools and universities must themselves be transformed: new educational institutions must be developed both to enable us to take advantage of the new opportunities they make available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745664941
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/02/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 601,887
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bernard Stiegler is the Director of Cultural Development at Centre Pompidou, Paris

Table of Contents


Part One. Pharmacology of Stupidity. Introduction to the Poststructuralist Epoch

1. Madness

2. Doing and Saying Stupid Things in the Twentieth Century

3. Différance and Repetition. Thinking Différance as Individuation

4. Après Coup, the Differend

5. Reading and Re-reading Hegel After Poststructuralism

6. Re-reading the Grundrisse. Beyond Two Marxist and Post-Structuralist Misunderstandings

Part Two. The University With Conditions

7. The New Responsibilities of the University. In the Global Economic War

8. Internation and Interscience

9. Interscience, Intergeneration and the University Autonomy

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