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Metaphysics: is a theory that has the claim to ask questions and provide answers beyond our available knowledge. It is objected that even for asking questions, a knowledge of the meanings of the words used is required. This knowledge is not given when experiences or at least theories using these terms are not available. See also essentialism, metaphysical possibility.
 
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Blask I 53
Metaphysics/Baudrillard: "With simulation, all metaphysics disappears." The Zen master, according to his words, suggests something that may not even be there. Accordingly, Baudrillard pursues the metaphysics of wit and paradox, occasionally even an open "as well as" philosophy.
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Blask I 55
Baudrillard: he does not flee into metaphysical speculations but seeks his salvation on the terrain of the imaginary and the illusion.

Baud I
J. Baudrillard
Simulacra and Simulation (Body, in Theory: Histories) Ann Arbor 1994

Baud II
Jean Baudrillard
Der symbolische Tausch und der Tod Berlin 2009

Blask I
Falko Blask
Jean Baudrillard zur Einf├╝hrung Hamburg 2013


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30