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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2020
... that we take a stand in linguistic awareness, doubling, and the linguistic uncanny that he terms pataphysics. This response is based on the marginal hope that a few may revel in the contradictions that linguistic resistance and autonomy may offer as a means of finding refuge in the all-pervading condition...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... neoliberalism circulation implosion pataphysics agnatology It was man’s submission to the impersonal forces of the market that in the past has made possible the growth of a civilization which without this could not have developed; it is by thus submitting that we are every day helping to build...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... is what interests us here. And Virilio’s engagement can tentatively be described, after Baudrillard, as a kind of “pataphysical brainwashing.” Any attempt to produce a coherent theoretical account of some supposedly determinate closure would be exactly what calls for the brainwashing that Baudrillard...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
... was concerned. Not only did we not teach canonical sociology but, as an effect of Jean Baudrillard's well-known predilection for pataphysics, our common class quickly came to deserve the title of “patasociology” that was applied to it. What I mean by this is a despairing sociology or, more accurately, a way...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
... distancing from visuality, its distrust, and, in fact, its rejection of culture tout court , of a “radicalness,” of a claim, and of a pataphysical training, that not only does not want culture, but also wants to “spit on it” (Baudrillard and Lotringer 1993: 105) . Such nervousness had little to do...