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  • The Ecstacy of Communication

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    Post-situationist theory from Baudrillard. Here he wrings ecstasy from interaction.”Obscenity begins when there is no more spectacle, no more illusions, when everything becomes immediatelytransparent, visible, exposed in the raw and inexorable light of information and communication. We no longer partake in the drama of alienation, but are in the ecstasy of communication.”

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  • The Ethics of Postmodernity

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    Recently the question of ethics has become a dominant issue for philosophical reflection. In THE ETHICS OF POSTMODERNITY, Gary Madison and Marty Fairbairn have collected instructive and illuminating essays that address the dilemmas left in the wake of the postmodern attack on foundationalism. This collection is a powerful statement about the many directions a post-metaphysical ethics might take. Contributors include Barry Allen, Caroline Bayard, Robert Bernasconi, Thomas W. Busch, M.C. Dillon, Marty Fairbairn, Paul Fairfield, Morna Joy, Richard Kearney, Gary B. Madison, Joseph Margolis, Tom Rockmore, Charles E. Scott, Evan Simpson, and Mark Williams.

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  • Clipped Coins, Abused Words, Civil Government

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    Caffentzis grounds this ampliative examination of Locke’s philosophy of economics, language, and history in the political crisis that resulted whenmonetary pirates “clipped” the silver currency of 17th-century England. His interventionist treatment undoes virtually all standard critical works on Locke.

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  • Cop Watch: We Watch the Cops

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  • Behold Metatron

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  • Ulus Baker: What Is Opinion?

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    “We have lived at least one century within the idea of opinion which determined some of the major themes in social sciences;… In short, social sciences were designed in terms of opinion; asking people what they think about themselves, their lives, their stories, their issues, their problems. And I believe that social sciences have been transformed into a kind of doxology, but I’m tending rather to oppose this status of sociological research. My problem here is that; sociology is epistemologically – or logically – tending rather to become a general opinion about opinions; of what people are supposed to think about themselves and others. And this a clear distinction from the early emergence of social sciences and social research in general…And, through this, in social sciences, we have lost the ability to create (what we may call) the “life of affects” -an affective life…”Ulus Baker is an influential figure in contemporary Turkish political thinking, both as a frequent author in major academic and intellectual periodicals and as a professor of sociology,...

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