"What kind of questioning is primarily after something other than an answer that can be measured...in cognitive terms? Those interested in the links between modern philosophy and media culture will be impressed by the unusual intellectual clarity and depth with which Weber formulates the...questions that constitute the true challenge to cultural studies today....one of our most important cultural critics and thinkers" - MLN"
About the Author
is Avalon Professor of Comparative Literature at Northwestern University and Director of Northwestern's Paris Program in Critical Theory. He is the author of numerous books, including The Legend of Freud, Institution and Interpretation, Mass Medianras: Form, Technics, Media, Theatricality as Medium, and Targets of Opportunity: On the Militarization of Thinking. (Fordham)