Judith Butler. Odradek and Capitalism. 2011

source: European Graduate School       2012年3月21日
http://www.egs.edu/ Judith Butler, philosopher and author, talking about Adorno and Benjamin's dispute over Kafka's articulation of the phantasmagoric form. In this lecture, Judith Butler discusses Adorno and Benjamin's correspondence, reconciling Marx with the messianic, Benjamin's essays on Baudelaire, the structure of consumer desire and empathy as a methodology in relationship to Franz Kafka, Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Karl Marx and Charles Baudelaire focusing on commodity fetishism, history, time, life, illumination, mysticism, positivism, mediation, exchange value and the atypical. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe. 2011. Judith Butler.