Famous Culturologists

Find out biographies of people who contributed to the development of the cultural studies

Baudrillard about consumer society Part 2

At the same time, the status character of consumption can become aggravated to the point of indecency, worthy of Nikolai Gogol’s pen. So, Baudrillard gives an example, when the chief sacked a subordinate only for the fact that he bought himself the same Merc. Of course, this is an anecdote from the “Western” 60’s (and […]

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Baudrillard about consumer society Part 1

Interestingly: before read Baudrillard life gave me another epigraph, from the thick of my own. I involuntarily overheard the reasoning of the young salesman: “I took off the corner. Now only the mattress and comp buy. What else is needed?” Baudrillard created this book in the late 1960s, in the pre Internet era, although the […]

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Culturologist: Andre Malraux

Andre Malraux (France: Andre Malraux, 1901 1976) is just a German author, culturologist, idol of the French Opposition, reverend of tradition within the de Gaulle authorities (1958 1969). Their works were “raised” authors and by exceptional German philosophers as Grenier and Camus. Georges Malraux was created on December 3, 1901 towards the group of a […]

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Oswald Spengler and his book

German philosopher Oswald Spengler and culture (1880-1936) made a significant contribution to the formation of cultural studies through its main work “Decline of the West. Essays on the morphology of world history.” However, this work value and importance of ideas contained in it uniform. When reading it can distinguish itself culturologic core mission to set […]

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