The Imperialism of the “French Theory” (about a certain Jean Baudrillard)

  • Juremir Machado da Silva Universidade de Paris V
Keywords: imaginary, French theory, Jean Baudrillard, culture, communication theory.

Abstract

This text is an essay. More precisely, an intellectual chronicle which objective is merely provocative. It portrays, at the same time, a homage to Jean Baudrillard and to the French thought” and a criticism to the prevailing Positivism within some research fields on Communication in Brazil, as well as a defense of free argumentation related to the probating procedures by authors.

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Author Biography

Juremir Machado da Silva, Universidade de Paris V
Jornalista, escritor, tradutor e doutor em Sociologia pela Sorbonne, Paris V, é pesquisador 1B do CNPq, coordenador do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação da PUCRS e autor, entre outros livros, de As Tecnologias do imaginário (Porto Alegre, Sulina, 2003) e Getúlio (Rio de Janeiro, Record, 2004).
Published
2007-10-15
How to Cite
Silva, J. (2007). The Imperialism of the “French Theory” (about a certain Jean Baudrillard). MATRIZes, 1(1), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v1i1p179-185
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Em Pauta/Agenda