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Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy

Volume 17, 2008

Ontology

Chen Lixin
Pages 107-112
DOI: 10.5840/wcp22200817809

An Ontological Interpretation to Baudrillard’s Consumption Society Theory

Ontology: An Ontological Interpretation to Baudrillard’s Consumption Society Theory Jean Baudrillard used “Consumption society” to describe a novel transformation of the contemporary life, “consumption society” has become to the symbol of contemporary ideology. From this we can say that reading Jean Baudrillard is very necessary. Compared with what Jean Baudrillard said, what we comprehended is more important, so it is very necessary to analyze Jean Baudrillard’s consumption society theory on the ontological viewpoint. To this, I attach great important to the follow key issues: what kind of existent character Jean Baudrillard revealed? Hegel’s modern western philosophy participated in the foundation of the Capitalist civilization; Jean Baudrillard was unavoidably involved in, so what is the advancement in theory system? How to define the demarcation to Jean Baudrillard? He animadverted on Marx and appropriated his valuable thoughts.

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