Symbolic Miroir's Production & Symbol of Production's Miroir. Or Marx & J. Baudrillard

Modern Philosophy 2:16-23 (2007)

Baudrillard's criticism of Marx's logic there is a progressive process, from the initial help of Marx developed a theory of fetishism to sign analysis of the core concept of the consumer society, to the Marxist "productivity" theory, criticism, and finally the "symbolic exchange" substitute Marx's theory of "production" theory. In the process, he put the logic of Western Marxist philosophy dates back to the reasons for the failure of Marxist starting point, and the help of structuralism, psychoanalysis, anthropology and related results to build a relationship from the start symbol of contemporary capitalist culture and critical discourse of ideology, but simply to "a symbol of the mirror" is capitalism, "The Mirror of Production," a non-words in addition to the historical discourse, and historical criticism itself becomes independent of specific situations to generate a discourse against another a discourse of struggle. In a direct sense, Baudrillard-style left-wing radical criticism of contemporary cultural criticism predicament. This paper points that there is a increasing process of critique logic of J. Baudrillard to Marx, namely, he starts with view of consumer society focussed on code analysis supported by Marx's theory of Faith to commodity, then he critizes theory of Marx's "production" , finally he displace the theory of Marx's "production" by the theory of "symbolic exchange". Dursing this process, he reoriginates the fallacy cause of philosophy logic of west Marxism to strarting point of Marxism, and which he constructs a kind of critique discouvse to culture and ideology of temporary capitalism from symbolic relation supported by construstionalism, Psyehoanalysis and some achievement about anthropology. However, his Miroir of production is another unhistorical discouse actuallu which is an outside discouvse of "Miroir of production" of capitalism. So the critique self because a kind of struggle of one discouvse agninst another one which has nothing with specific becoming situations. So to conclude that critique of J. Baudrillard is a kind of expression of culture critique of temporary radical left
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