Introduction: Planet Baudrillard 1. The Alibi of Function 2. Semiotic Disarticulations 3. Profusion and Display 4. The Metro Area 5. Reality As-If 6. The Global Imaginary Conclusion: The Nine Billion Names of Baudrillard Appendix: Keywords Bibliography Further Reading Index
Francesco Proto is an architect and Senior Lecturer in History and Theory of Architecture at Oxford Brookes University School of Architecture, as well as a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Baudrillard Studies. He has published widely on Jean Baudrillard and his previous book, Mass Identity Architecture, was the first to foreground Baudrillard's interest and concern with architecture. His current research focuses on the relationship between subjectivity and the city and Baudrillard's re-reading of Jacques Lacan.