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Key contemporary concepts : from abjection to Zeno's paradox

Author: John Lechte
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2003.
Series: SAGE key concepts.
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This book is the essential roadmap to the key concepts which frame our understanding of society and culture. From cybernetics to quantum theory, from ideology to power, from aesthetics to mimesis, this book spans a range of disciplines to provide an insight into the current scientific and intellectual state of society. This ambitious pedagogical and intellectual project dazzles with insight and the breadth of
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lechte, John.
Key contemporary concepts.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2003
(OCoLC)655068936
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lechte
ISBN: 0761965351 9780761965350 0761965343 9780761965343 9781849724258 1849724253
OCLC Number: 53013156
Description: x, 222 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Abjection Aesthetics Alienation Allegory Analogue Analytic-Synthetic Arbitrary Atonality --
Beauty Being Biotechnology Blase Body --
Chance Clone Code Communication Community Complexity Culture Cybernetics Cyberspace Cyborg --
Deconstruction Dictionary-Encyclopedia Diegesis Differance Difference-Individuality Differend Digital --
Economy Encyclopedia (see Dictionary-Encyclopedia) Entropy Epistemology Eros-Eroticism Event Exchange --
Family Fantasy/Phantasy, Fantasm Fractal Freedom Fuzzy Logic --
General Will Gift Globalisation Governmentality Grammatology --
Habitus History --
Icon Identification Identity Ideology Image Imaginary Imagination Immanent/Immanence-Transcendent/Transcendence Index Information Interpretation --
Justice --
Klangfarbenmelodie Knowledge --
Labour-power Legitimacy Life Local Logos-Mythos Love --
Memory Metaphor Metaphysics Mimesis Modernity Money Montage Mythos (see Logos-Mythos) --
Necessity Network Nihilism --
Object Ontology Other --
Panoption Phantasy/Phantasm (see Fantasy/Phantasy) Pixel Postmodernity Power Profane (see Sacred-Profane) --
Quantum --
Responsibility Ressentiment Rhizome Risk Society --
Sacred-Profane Semiotic Sign: Signifier/Signified Simulacrum Spectacle Subject Synthetic (see Analytic-Synthetic) --
Technics Theory Thermodynamics Time Transcendence (see Immanent/Immanence/Transcendent/Transcendence) Truth --
Unconscious Universal --
Value Virtual (see Cyberspace) Virus, W Work Writing --
Xenophobia --
Zeno's Paradox.
Series Title: SAGE key concepts.
Responsibility: John Lechte.
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