Culture on Drugs: Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity

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Never has a reconsideration of the place of drugs in our culture been more urgent than it is today. Culture on drugs addresses themes such as the nature of consciousness, language and the body, alienation, selfhood, the image and virtuality and the nature/culture dyad and everyday life. It then explores how these are expressed in the work of key figures such as Freud, Benjamin, Sartre, Derrida, Foucault and Deleuze, arguing that the ideas and concepts by which modernity has attained its measure of self-understanding are ...

Culture on Drugs: Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719055980

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Culture on Drugs: Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719055997

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