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Guy Debord

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The Society of the Spectacle Summary

The Society of the Spectacle is a philosophical text presented in nine chapters and 221short theses. Each thesis is brief—about a paragraph in length. The text presents an extensive reinterpretation of the philosophy of Marx, with particular focus on commodity fetishism and contemporary mass media. The work of Luk√°cs is central to many theses, as is the philosophy of Hegel. In addition, the text expands Marx's notion of alienation well...

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