The Possessed Individual: technology and the french postmodern

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dc.contributor.author Kroker, Arthur
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-19T18:11:59Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-19T18:11:59Z
dc.date.copyright 1992 en_US
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Kroker, A. (1992). The possessed individual: Technology and the french postmodern. Montréal, QC: New World Perspectives. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 0-92039-90-X
dc.identifier.uri http://pactac.net/ctheory-books-2/theories-of-the-body/the-possessed-individual-technology-and-the-french-postmodern/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7135
dc.description This series title was created by CTheory Books - http://pactac.net/ctheory-books/ This title was digitized by CTheory Books in 2001. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Possessed Individual rubs North America against contemporary French thought. What results is a dramatic reinterpretation of French theory as a prophetic analysis of the speed-life of the twenty-first century, and a critical rethinking of the politics and culture of the technological dynamo. This book is a hinge between the mirror of seduction that is culture today and the philosophical ruptures of French thought, from Sartre and Camus to Baudrillard and Virilio. And why the fascination with French thought? Because this discourse is a theoretical foreground to the political background of America: fractal thinkers in whose central images one finds the key power configurations of the American hologram. Read the French, therefore, to learn a language for thinking anew the empire of technology. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher New World Perspectives en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Theories of the Body en_US
dc.subject French thought en_US
dc.subject Sartre en_US
dc.subject Camus en_US
dc.subject Baudrillard en_US
dc.subject Virilio en_US
dc.subject technology en_US
dc.subject the empire of technology en_US
dc.subject possessed individual en_US
dc.title The Possessed Individual: technology and the french postmodern en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US

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