The Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena (Radical Thinkers) (Paperback)

The Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena (Radical Thinkers) By Jean Baudrillard, James Benedict (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jean Baudrillard, James Benedict (Translated by)
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The renowned postmodernist philosopher’s tour-de-force contemplation of sex, technology, politics and disease in Western culture after the revolutionary ‘orgy’ of the 1960s.

About the Author


Jean Baudrillard (1929–2007) began teaching sociology at the Université de Paris-X in 1966. He retired from academia in 1987 to write books and travel until his death in 2007. His many works include Simulations and Simulacra, America, The Perfect Crime, The System of Objects, Passwords, The Transparency of Evil, The Spirit of Terrorism, and Fragments, among others.

Praise For…


“The most important and original French thinker of the past twenty years.”—J. G. Ballard
Product Details
ISBN: 9781844673452
ISBN-10: 1844673456
Publisher: Verso
Publication Date: June 9th, 2009
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Radical Thinkers