Fragments: Interviews with Jean Baudrillard

Fragments Interviews with Jean Baudrillard Jean Baudrillard is one of the most revered philosophers of the past century and his work has helped define how we think about the post modern In this fascinating book of interviews conducted with Fr

  • Title: Fragments: Interviews with Jean Baudrillard
  • Author: Jean Baudrillard
  • ISBN: 9780415305488
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jean Baudrillard is one of the most revered philosophers of the past century, and his work has helped define how we think about the post modern In this fascinating book of interviews conducted with Francois L Yvonnet, Baudrillard is on sparkling form and explores his life in terms of his educational, political and literary experiences, as well as reflecting on his intelleJean Baudrillard is one of the most revered philosophers of the past century, and his work has helped define how we think about the post modern In this fascinating book of interviews conducted with Francois L Yvonnet, Baudrillard is on sparkling form and explores his life in terms of his educational, political and literary experiences, as well as reflecting on his intellectual genesis and his position as outsider in the field of great French thinkers Perhaps most interestingly, Baudrillard discusses his life s work in relationship to his contemporaries thinkers such as Bataille and the Situationists, Barthes, Lyotard, and Deleuze, amongst others Fragments Interviews with Jean Baudrillard will be essential reading for any scholar of Baudrillard, but will also prove an attractive and informative starting point for any student trying to get to grips with his work for the first time.

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    1. This book is one of the most peculiar works to come from Baudrillard. A series of conversations and dialogues with a 9th chapter consisting of fragments on Good and Evil. L'Yvonnet, who questions Baudrillard, seems to act as more of a conspirator, a collaborator, an accomplice to Baudrillard. I have often noted that it seems Baudrillard believed in some God and Fragments offers a glimpse into that line of thinking as he makes reference to God, the devil, evil (which he distinguishes from misfort [...]

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