'Wir würdigen und schätzen besonders die Sichtweise Fisher's zu seiner Definition des 'Kaptialistischen Realismus'
Mark Fisher + Autor
'Wir würdigen und schätzen besonders die Sichtweise Fisher's zu seiner Definition des 'Kaptialistischen Realismus'. m+w.p17-1 / Kultur-Punkt und kondolieren:
'Wir trauern um unseren Autor Mark Fisher.' Edition Tiamat
"Depression heißt der böse Spuk, der mein Leben lang an meinen Fersen klebt. In einem Zustand der Depression, der mir das alltägliche Leben kaum erträglich scheinen ließ, habe ich 2003 zu bloggen angefangen. Das Schreiben war verschiedentlich Teil der Auseinandersetzung mit diesem Zustand." Mark Fisher "Gespenster meines Lebens. Depression, Hauntology und die verlorene Zukunft", Tiamat, Berlin 2015)
Seinen Kampf gegen die Depression hat Mark Fisher nun verloren. Und wir haben einen großen Denker verloren.
Gespenster meines Lebens: Depression, Hauntology* und die verlorene Zukunft Kindle Edition
von Mark Fisher (Autor), Thomas Atzert (Übersetzer)
(a portmanteau of haunting and ontology) refers to a state of temporal, historical, and ontological disjunction in which the presence of being is replaced by a deferred or absent non-origin, represented by "the figure of the ghost as that which is neither present, nor absent, neither dead nor alive." The term was coined by philosopher Jacques Derrida in his 1993 book Spectres of Marx. The concept of hauntology is closely related to Derrida's deconstruction of Western philosophy's logocentrism, which results in the claim that any attempt to isolate the origin of identity or history must always find itself dependent on an always-already existing set of linguistic differences, thus making "haunting the state proper to being as such
(11 July 1968 – 13 January 2017) was a British writer, cultural theorist and noted blogger based in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. He initially achieved recognition for his blogging as k-punk in the early 21st century, and was known for his writing on radical politics, popular culture and music. Over the course of his career, he contributed to publications such as The Wire, The Guardian, Fact, New Statesman and Sight & Sound. He published several books, most prominently 2009's Capitalist Realism.
Fisher died on 13 January 2017 at the age of 48.His wife, Zöe Fisher, confirmed he had committed suicide
Fisher's Capitalist Realism: Is there no alternative? (2009) popularized the critical concept of capitalist realism as a mode of cultural analysis in relation to neoliberalism. As a philosophical concept, capitalist realism is indebted to an Althusserian conception of ideology, as well as to the work of Fredric Jameson and Slavoj Žižek. Fisher proposes that within a capitalist framework there is no space to conceive of alternative forms of social structures. He proposes that the 2008 financial crisis compounded this position; rather than seeking alternatives to the existing model we look for modifications within the system. He defines the term as pertaining to:
Fisher defines the term as pertaining to:a pervasive atmosphere, conditioning not only the production of culture but also the regulation of work and education, and acting as a kind of invisible barrier constraining thought and action..