Preface Introduction 1. Animality 2. The Sacred and the Foundations of Society 3. Politics and Community 4. Eroticism 5. General Economy and Sovereignty 6. Mysticism and Inner Experience 7. Bataille and the Future of Society
William Pawlett is a senior lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wolverhampton. His main areas of research are social, cultural and media theory; continental philosophy; and the application of these to the issues of sexuality and consumerism, and to violence, hatred and 'otherness'. He is a member of The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association, The British Sociological Association and a global network of scholars contributing to The International Journal of Baudrillard Studies.