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Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?

Synopsis
Writer and theorist Mark Fisher speaks about his book ‘Capitalist Realism Is There no Alternative? (Zero Books 2009) in which he addresses the condition of ideological malaise produced by neo-liberal capitalism. Fisher opens his talk by discussing how his depression and his experiences as a teacher in further education contributed to the writing of his book. Fisher’s talk is followed by a discussion. [94 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Philosophy; Psychology; Sociology
Keywords
capitalism; cultural theory; Laing, R D; mental illness; psychiatry; psychoanalysis; political ideology; Critical Theory; digital humanities

Online availability

URI
http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2011/01/capitalist-realism-is-there-no-alternative/
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Mark Fisher

Distributor

Name

Backdoor Broadcasting Company

Email
rene@backdoorbroadcasting.net
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Phone
01865 240009
Address
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Notes
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