Key Contemporary Concepts : From Abjection to Zeno′s Paradox.

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. Written by the author of the international bestseller Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers (R...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Lechte, John.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: London : SAGE Publications, 2002.
Series:Sage Key Concepts
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • a Note on the Text
  • Introduction
  • A. Abjection Aesthetics Alienation Allegory Analogue Analytic-Synthetic Arbitrary Atonality
  • B. Beauty Being Biotechnology Blasé Body
  • C. Chance Clone Code Communication Community Complexity Culture Cybernetics Cyberspace Cyborg
  • D. Deconstruction Dictionary-Encyclopedia Diegesis Différance Difference-Individuality Differend Digital
  • E. Economy Encyclopedia (see Dictionary-Encyclopedia) Entropy Epistemology Eros-Eroticism Event Exchange
  • F. Family Fantasy / Phantasy Fantasm Fractal Freedom Fuzzy Logic
  • G. General Will Gift Globalisation Governmentality Grammatology
  • H. Habitus History
  • I. Icon Identification Identity Ideology Image Imaginary Imagination Immanent/Immanence-Transcendent / Transcendence Index Information Interpretation
  • J. Justice
  • K. Klanfarbenmelodie Knowledge
  • L. Labour-power Legitimacy Life Local Logos-Mythos Love
  • M. Memory Metaphor Metaphysics Mimesis Modernity Money Montage Mythos (see Logos-Mythos)
  • N. Necessity Network Nihilism
  • O. Object Ontology Other
  • P. Panopticon Phantasy / Phantasm (see Fantasy / Fantasm) Pixel Postmodernity Power Profane (see Sacred-Profane)
  • Q. Quantum
  • R. Responsibility Ressentiment Rhizome Risk-Society
  • S. Sacred-Profane Semiotic Sign: Signifier/Signified Simulacrum Spectacle Subject Synthetic (see Analytical-Synthetic)
  • T. Technics Theory Thermodynamics Time Transcendence (see Immanent/Immanence / Transcendent / Transcendence) Truth
  • U. Unconscious Universal
  • V. Value Virtual (see Cyberspace) Virus, W Work Writing
  • X. Xenophobia, Z Zeno's Paradox