Jean Baudrillard by Richard G. Smith
From Hyperreality to Disappearance: Uncollected Interviews, 1986 to 2007

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23 collected interviews with the renowned French philosopher and cultural commentator, Jean Baudrillard

This new collection gathers 23 highly insightful yet previously difficult-to-find interviews with Baudrillard, ranging over topics as diverse as art, war, technology, globalisation, terrorism and the fate of humanity.

From familiar themes to the less well understood aspects of his thought, these interviews give you an overview of Baudrillard's ideas without the jargon typical of written texts. Read as Baudrillard himself discusses, explains and elaborates on his ideas, making this collection essential for understanding many of his other works.
 

About Richard G. Smith

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Richard G. Smith is Associate Professor in Human Geography at Swansea University.David B. Clarke is Professor of Human Geography at Swansea University. He is co-editor of Jean Baudrillard: Fatal Theories (Routledge, 2009) and The Consumption Reader (Routledge, 2003). He is the author of The Consumer Society and the Postmodern City (Routledge, 2003).
 
Published August 1, 2015 by Edinburgh University Press. 200 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Fiction