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Review: Simulacra and Simulation

User Review  - Hunter Bagby - Goodreads

I appreciated this book for it's ideas. The first essay does a fantastic job of explaining Baudrillard's concept of how mass media has created hyperreality and how this increasingly destabilizes the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Lee - Goodreads

This is not an easy book to read, in part because Baudrillard starts off with his ideas in full development and then talks around them, to explain them... or he starts off with an example, develops ... Read full review

Review: Simulacra and Simulation

User Review  - Natalia - Goodreads

It is interesting and thought-provoking material, but it seems to be complicated for the sake of being complicated. Baudrillard presents a nihilistic, fatalistic, existential, Marxist view of the ... Read full review

Review: Simulacra and Simulation

User Review  - johan_5179 - Goodreads

This book has simply managed to put me off all things post-structuralist and French at the same time. And has introduced a measure of disgust which I now feel towards both these subjects. There are ... Read full review

Review: Simulacra and Simulation

User Review  - Vikramaditya Sharma - Goodreads

This book has simply managed to put me off all things post-structuralist and French at the same time. And has introduced a measure of disgust which I now feel towards both these subjects. There are ... Read full review

Review: Simulacra and Simulation

User Review  - Lit Bug - Goodreads

To dissimulate is to pretend not to have what one has. To simulate is to feign to have what one doesn't have. But it is more complicated than that because simulating is not pretending: "Whoever fakes ... Read full review

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