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Interview with Jean Baudrillard: Catastrophic, but Not Serious

by Dr. Robert M. Maniquis Robert M. Maniquis 1: I wanted to begin with something very important in our cultural life – the incidental news story. Though this business of…

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Baudrillard, Globalization and Tourism: or the dialectics of the nothing?

by Dr. Maximiliano E. Korstanje Introduction For some reason, which is very hard to precise here, Jean Baudrillard was an author who is not widely cited in tourism studies. This…

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Baudrillard as the Skin of the Future

by Dr. Arthur Kroker and Dr. Oleg Maltsev Oleg Maltsev: You have known Jean Baudrillard for 15 years. How would you describe Baudrillard as a person and scholar? Arthur Kroker:…

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Why Baudrillard, Why Now?

by Andrew McLaverty-Robinson Like Baudrillard’s own work, this is an unusual, original and potentially controversial book. Readers expecting the usual kitsch-poststructuralist truisms cloaked in verbosity will be disappointed. So will…

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From a Critique of Consumer Society to Forms of Global Psychotherapy or the Illusion of Life

by Oleg Maltsev In this paper, the author conducts a praxiological and descriptive analysis of Chapter 4, “A Critique of Consumer Society,” of the book Remembering Baudrillard by researcher Serge…

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Jean Baudrillard. Maestro. The last prophet of Europe (Chapter 1)

by Oleg Maltsev, Lucien Oulahbib Chapter 1. Introduction. Why write this book? “Greatness is not about a person himself, but his deeds” Dr. Oleg Maltsev  Jean Baudrillard. The last and…

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Jean Baudrillard and the Donald: Is Trump a Fascist or is He the Parody of Fascism?

by Alan N. Shapiro Epistemology of True and False The kind of media theory or media analysis which has been prevalent on the American political left for the past several…

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Jean Baudrillard, Me, and Ethnic Theme Parks

by Jerome Krase Introduction In my work, which I have tried to synthesize for this essay, I have upon occasion borrowed, mostly retroactively, from Jean Baudrillard, or other notable French,…

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Practical comprehension of the symbolic model

Jean Baudrillard pays particular attention to signs and symbols in diverse publications and essays, reflecting upon their role in the economic, social, and political spheres, as well as the subsequent…

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