Celebricities: Media Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget by Anthony Adler

By Anthony Adler

What turns into of existence, adventure, and fact within the hyperconsumeristic tradition of the twenty-first century? What occurs to the phenomenological name to move “back to the issues themselves” while this stuff, to an ever larger measure, contain a televised lifestyles that isn't ours to stay, celebrities who're totally like us but infinitely untouchable, and uncannily pluripotent digital devices? Combining sustained philosophical inquiry with fragmentary and experimental theoretical interventions, Anthony Curtis Adler rethinks Marxist materialism and the Heideggerian venture when it comes to the singular stories of past due capitalism. In doing so, he finds how the disarticulation of lifestyles through the commodity fetish calls for without delay a brand new concept of phenomenological strategy and an ontology orientated towards the novel contingency of being itself as transcendental ground.

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