POSTMODERNISM PROBLEMS

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ISSN:1314-3700
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The Man-Simulacrum – the Human Future in Baudrillard’s Perspective

Gergana Popova

Abstract

The research studies Jean Baudrillard's conception about the merging of simulation and virtuality and its consequence on the notion and perception of man. It focuses on the duplicate-simulacrum of man that Baudrillard depicts in his works. In this context the paper also examines a lot of scientific discoveries in the field of nanotechnologies, medicine, plastic surgery and genetic engineering.

Keywords: simulation, simulacrum, cloning, hyper reality.

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