|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._____________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. |
|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.
Blask I 55
Baudrillard: he does not flee into metaphysical speculations but seeks his salvation on the terrain of the imaginary and the illusion._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] 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