The System of Objects ranks as one of the most important books of poststructuralist cultural criticism. Pressing Freudian and Saussurean categories into the service of a basically Marxist perspective, Baudrillard offers a cultural critique of the commodity in consumer society.
About the Author:
Jean Baudrillard (27 July 1929 - 6 March 2007) (French pronunciation) was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer. His work is frequently associated with post-modernism and specifically post-structuralism.