High Culture: Reflections on Addiction and Modernity (SUNY series, Hot Topics: Contemporary Philosophy and Culture)
Addresses the place of addiction in modern art, literature, philosophy, and psychology, including its effects on the works of such thinkers and writers as Heidegger, Nietzsche, DeQuincey, Breton, and Burroughs.This is the first comprehensive text to address addiction and its multiple effects on and extensions into art, literature, philosophy, and psychology. Most research into addiction has taken place within the disciplines of medicine, criminology, politics, and social psychology. When seen from a broad cultural perspective, however, addictio...
- ASIN: 0791455548
- Brand: Brand: State University of New York Press