Ulus Baker – What is Opinion?
pyromedia, a NY based media arts collective has recently published a video interview with Ulus Baker; "what is opinion?". Ulus baker is a scholar following the line of political thought of Spinoza, Deleuze and Negri. in this interview he traces the notion of "opinion" back from its ancient greek origins following the major schools of western thought, and criticizes todays "sociology of opinions".
this interview is produced as a part of "redTV" project, a series of interviews with radical public intellectuals on theoretical issues. i think you may find it interesting, as the interview discusses some of the critical issues concerning the "public opinion" and "media". you can find the online video at the following url:
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