Key Contemporary Concepts by John Lechte
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Key Contemporary Concepts
By John Lechte

Key Contemporary Concepts

From Abjection to Zeno's Paradox

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Key Contemporary Concepts by John Lechte

Book Description

An 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761965350
ISBN-10: 0761965351
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 14mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Lechte

John Lechte is Professor in Sociology at Macquarie University, where he has responsibility for Graduate teaching and research. He has written widely on European philosophy and the image, including the work of Julia Kristeva and Georges Bataille. He has just published a key work on the image, Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future (2012), and is currently working on the human and the image. With Saul Newman, he will publish, in 2013, Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence.

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