Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Jean Baudrillard, Critic and Theorist of Hyperreality passes away

NY times.
The French critic and provocateur Jean Baudrillard, whose theories about consumer culture and the manufactured nature of reality were intensely discussed both in rarefied philosophical circles and in blockbuster movies like “The Matrix,” died yesterday in Paris. He was 77.

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