The days of the Other are over in this age of excessive communication, information and consumption. What used to be the Other, be it as friend, as Eros or as hell, is now indistinguishable from the self in our narcissistic desire to assimilate everything and everyone until there are no boundaries left. The result is a 'terror of the Same', lives in which we no longer pursue knowledge, insight a ...... Read More
Byung-Chul Han, a South Korean cultural theorist and philosopher, is gaining ever-greater recognition as a leading social thinker and cultural critic. He currently teaches cultural studies and philosophy at Universit√§t der K√ľnste Berlin. His work has focused on unravelling the implications of ...... Read More