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Psychopolitics : neoliberalism and new technologies of power

Author: Byung-Chul Han; Erik Butler
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2017. ©2017
Series: Verso futures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Byung-Chul Han, a star of German philosophy, continues his passionate critique of neoliberalism, trenchantly describing a regime of technological domination that, in contrast to Foucault's biopower, has discovered the productive force of the psyche. In the course of discussing all the facets of neoliberal psychopolitics fueling our contemporary crisis of freedom, Han elaborates an analytical framework that provides  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byung-Chul Han; Erik Butler
ISBN: 9781784785772 1784785776 9781784785765 1784785768
OCLC Number: 1004206745
Description: 87 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The crisis of freedom --
Smart power --
The mole and the snake --
Biopolitics --
Foucault's dilemma --
Healing as killing --
Shock --
Friendly big brother --
Emotional capitalism --
Gamification --
Big data --
Beyond the subject --
Series Title: Verso futures.
Other Titles: Psychopolitik.
Responsibility: Byung-Chul Han ; translated by Erik Butler.


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"The new star of German philosophy." El Pais "What is new about new media? These are philosophical questions for Byung-Chul Han, and precisely here lies the appeal of his essays." Die Welt "In Read more...

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