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|Reductionism, philosophy: reductionism is a collective term for attempts, to either trace back statements in a subject area to statements from a sub-area of this subject area or equating statements of a subject area with statements of another subject area. The main point here is the justification of such transfers. Reductionism in the narrower sense is the thesis that reduction is possible. Typical reductionisms exist in the domain of the philosophy of mind. See also holism, eliminativism, materialism, physicalism, functionalism._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Jean Baudrillard on Reductionism - Dictionary of Arguments
Blask I 79
Reductionism/BaudrillardVsFoucault: a thinking which considers woman as the other of man's, madness as the other of reason, or the savage for the other of the civilized, is for Baudrillard reductionist, it assumes an inadmissible comparability.
>Dialectic, >Comparability, >Comparisons, cf. >Dialectic/Barthes._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Simulacra and Simulation (Body, in Theory: Histories) Ann Arbor 1994
Symbolic Exchange and Death, London 1993
Der symbolische Tausch und der Tod Berlin 2009
Jean Baudrillard zur Einführung Hamburg 2013
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