International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Creation of Meaning as It Applies to Things: Analysis of Jameson’s and Baudrillard’s Arguments
Assist. Prof. Dr. Uğur Diler

The presentation of meaning through things occurs via images in the society. Many ideas have been presented in relation to this issue and discussion sections have occurred concerning this problem. The implementation of the meaning through things is impossible without visualization. The understanding of this visualization is one of the main aspects of concern. Having reviewed two works devoted to the problem of meaning I would like to express my personal opinion in relation to these works having supported it with Brown‟s argumentation. Jameson‟s and Baudrillard‟s arguments presented in their books Simulacra and Simulation and Postmodernism respectively differ in their attitude to meaning and its origin. Sub cultural „meaning‟ raises several complexities surround the inference. These two theorists have various arguments in relation to the meaning which disappears in the never-ending play of images that are comparable and atheistically not alike.

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