Essays Tagged: "Jean Baudrillard"

Bourdieu and Jean Baudrillard.

ause I can see how people change because they imagine others are imagining things about them.PAPER 2Jean Baudrillard saids there is no line between imagination and reality.This divide collapses when w ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Moral aspects of Technology(Case study: Moral Impact of Mobile Phone communication on the society)

dium in our analysis of the impact of technology.In a latter part of our presentation, the ideas of Jean Baudrillard were dealt with. Baudrillard (1929- ) is a postmodern thinker who in his book, ?the ... certain manner.References:1.Medium is the message: Marshall McLuhan.2.The Ecstasy of Communication: Jean Baudrillard3.An interview with Marshall McLuhan by Eric Norden, published in the Playboy magazi ...

(14 pages) 239 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Baseball, My Life

t ourselves as human beings. In order to examine the concept of simulations I will draw on the work Jean Baudrillard, in his essay The Precession of Simulacra(1984), to explore baseball as an example of simulation.

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Power, Wealth and Status

Common to the sociological theories of Gramsci and Baudrillard is a concept of power significantly influenced by Marxist principles. Gramsci and Baudri ... ty to impose their will, despite conflicting interests of the proletariat. Due to this, Gramsci and Baudrillard adopt a zero-sum approach to power, which defines power as constant within society and i ... cial status and consequently, their power. (Haralambos, p41)Despite these similarities, Gramsci and Baudrillard differ significantly their perception of the nature of power and its influence on the su ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Summary of Baudrillard's "The Violence of the Global"

Jean Baudrillard's essay, "The Violence of the Global" is a very expansive view on the effects of th ... s has been quite clearly only but a superficial overview of the ideas and concepts contained within Jean Baudrillard's "The Violence of the Global". I found myself at times struggling to tie together ... well known singularity he mentions is terrorism.Terrorism DeconstructedIn the majority of his essay Jean refers to the singularities as apparently noble concepts. Because of this, I neglected to accou ...

(9 pages) 33 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Media Studies: Examine the changes in mass media and/or popular culture from the postmodern perspective.

does it relate to the media and popular culture? One way of understanding the theory is to look at Jean Baudrillard's work. Baudrillard is recognized as one of the foremost postmodern theorists, alth ...

(8 pages) 135 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


r object also have places in this category because of their use of implied function or dysfunction. Jean Baudrillard has written a book entitled Simulacra and Simulation, which addresses our understan ... around me. It is an incredible force, for there is no better advertisement than the object itself. Jean Baudrillard spends some time discussing his thoughts on American reality in comparison to Disne ...

(13 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is postmodernism

der some of the common strands of thinking in postmodernism concentrating mainly on the writings of Jean-Francois Lyotard and Jean Baudrillard. I shall then consider the view of David Harvey, a Marxis ...

(10 pages) 194 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Focussing on specific examples of 'Media Arts' practice, explore how the concept of originality has been problematised by Postmodernist ideas?

m is the image of someone or something, which is in fact an unsatisfactory imitation or substitute. Jean Baudrillard "simulacra and simulation takes on Ecclesiastes statement and explores it to great ... or" 1977, accessed 15/08/08, Jean, Simulacra and Simulation, 1994, University of Michigan PressMacey David The Penguin Dictionary ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Postmodernism Disrobed: Jean Baudrillard V.S. Stanley Fish

Rao Fu Borden Writing 2Professor: John WilliamsFeb-18th-09Postmodernism Disrobed: Jean Baudrillard V.S. Stanley FishIn writing this close reading assignment, I have struggled with my ... hIn writing this close reading assignment, I have struggled with my desire to write something about Jean Baudrillard and Stanley Fish without being too negative. In seeking to understand postmodernism ... ostmodernism, but, they can only be seen by people who have postmodern eyes.Work Cited:Baudrillard, Jean. "The Map Precedes The Territory." The Truth about the Truth. Ed. Walter Truett Anderson. New Y ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


IntroductionAccording to the postmodern theorist Jean-François Lyotard, the term represents a culmination of the process of modernity and enli ... so central to modern thinking. Important books on postmodernism during this period include those by Jean-François Lyotard and Richard Rorty. Jean Baudrillard, Michel Foucault, and Roland Barthe ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.3 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What is a media theory for? What practical functions do ideas about media serve?

consensus between media scholars about what a media theory constitutes or what its content may be. Jean Baudrillard, the famous media theorist, himself proclaimed provocatively that "there is no theo ...

(12 pages) 20 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

James Bond Analysis

pretends to be so. Under this illusion, it is ultimately no more than the last of the connotations Jean Baudrillard, 2001: 92. If you look closer at the meanings you will find that all the girls are ... iology. Atlantic Books: New YorkBennet, Tony. (1987) Bond and Beyond. Methuen: New YorkBaudrillard, Jean. (2001) Selected Writings. Blackwell Publishers Ltd: OxfordDyer, R. (2008) Don't Look Now.Mulve ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jean Baudrillard

Dreday , DossJean BaudrillardFrench sociologist , cultural critic , and theorist of post modernity , was born Jul ... School ,2001). He lived in poverty with his grandparents , while his parents were civil servants . Jean , being the first in his family to attend an University , studied German at the Sorbonne in Par ... s , as well as translating works of Bertolt Brecht and Peter Weiss ( Steven Poole ,2007). May 1968, Jean published his first book , The System of Objects .Baudrillard focused on two main ideas and con ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology