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The Scent of Time: A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering
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In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the  vita activa  is producing a crisis in our sense of time.  Our attachment to the  vita activa…
What is Power?

What is Power?

by Byung-chul Han

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|November 19, 2018

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Power is a pervasive phenomenon yet there is little consensus on what it is and how it should be understood. In this book the cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han develops a fresh and original perspective on the nature of power, shedding new light on this key feature…
Saving Beauty

Saving Beauty

by Byung-chul Han

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|November 13, 2017

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Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to corporeal…
The Disappearance Of Rituals: A Topology Of The Present
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Untrammelled neoliberalism and the inexorable force of production have produced a 21st century crisis of community: a narcissistic cult of authenticity and mass turning-inward are among the pathologies engendered by it. We are individuals afloat in an atomised…
The Burnout Society

The Burnout Society

by Byung-chul Han

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|August 12, 2015

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Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to attention…
Capitalism And The Death Drive

Capitalism And The Death Drive

by Byung-chul Han

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|August 2, 2021

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Hyperculture: Culture And Globalisation
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Shanzhai: Deconstruction In Chinese

Shanzhai: Deconstruction In Chinese

by Byung-chul Han

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|October 6, 2017

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Tracing the thread of “decreation” in Chinese thought, from constantly changing classical masterpieces to fake cell phones that are better than the original. Shanzhai is a Chinese neologism that means “fake,” originally coined to describe…
The Agony Of Eros

The Agony Of Eros

by Byung-chul Han

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|April 7, 2017

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An argument that love requires the courage to accept self-negation for the sake of discovering the Other. Byung-Chul Han is one of the most widely read philosophers in Europe today, a member of the new generation of German thinkers that includes Markus Gabriel…
The Philosophy of Zen Buddhism

The Philosophy of Zen Buddhism

by Byung-chul Han

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|This title releases November 14, 2022

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The Palliative Society: Pain Today

The Palliative Society: Pain Today

by Byung-chul Han

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|September 14, 2021

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Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism And New Technologies Of Power
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Exploring how neoliberalism has discovered the productive force of the psyche Byung-Chul Han, a star of German philosophy, continues his passionate critique of neoliberalism, trenchantly describing a regime of technological domination that, in contrast to…
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