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Post by sweetwater » February 25th, 2010, 2:12 pm

http://online.mun.ca/pages/personal/521 ... merica.pdf

Though Baudrillard states that the movie, the matrix, was a misrepresentation of his ideas, this french philosopher nonetheless was the inspiration for such concepts as hyperreality, the moebius context and simulated realities.

In his book, 'America', he discusses many of his philosophical viewpoints.

In 'simulacra and simulations' he discusses moslty what culture has evolved into, nothing more than a disneyland of possibility, or an exaggeration and hyperreality, a simulated sense of value.

http://online.mun.ca/pages/personal/521 ... lation.pdf

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Post by Arcadia » April 22nd, 2010, 9:22 pm

TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. The Precession of Simulacra
II. History: A Retro Scenario
III. Holocaust
IV. The China Syndrome
V. Apocalypse Now
VI. The Beaubourg Effect : Implosion and Deterrence
VII. Hypermarked and Hypercommodity
VIII. The Implosion of Meaning in the Media
IX. Absolute Advertising, Ground-Zero Advertising
X. Clone Story
XI. Holograms
XII. Crash
XIII. Simulacra and Science Fiction
XIV. The Animals: Territory and Metamorphoses
XV. The Remainder
XVI. The Spiraling Cadaver
XVII. Value's Last Tango
XVIII. On Nihilism

it looks good!. I´ve never read Baudrillard in a book of his own: only through quotations and other´s commentaries. Gracias, sweetwater! I´ll try it! :)

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Post by stilltrucking » April 23rd, 2010, 7:31 am

Fascinating
Makes me want to make my own table of contents
thanks for posting that.

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