Absolute Helligkeit (installation/per for-
mance), 31, 43
academic discipline, 19, 116, 121, 195–97
Adams, Henry, 118
Adorno, Theodor, 12, 196
Allen, Woody, 69
alter and ego, 3, 32, 36
American Scene, The (James), 18–19
And Then There Were None (Christie),
136–37
anime, 92, 93, 231n34, 260n38
Anthropocene, 5, 38, 178, 198, 202n12, 232n34
anthropotechnics, 4–5, 13–14, 39, 66, 105–8,
202n12
Appointment with Death (Christie), 57, 136,
142, 145–52
Arendt, Hannah, 28–29
art: anthropotechnics and, 105–8; with
humans, 116–24; improvisation and, 112;
intention and, 160; modern world as,
7–8, 20, 22, 114, 143, 203n20; nonart and,
221n21; virtue and, 39
Ashby, Ross, 115, 121
autodescription, 4, 21. See also self-
description; self- reference
autonomy, 18, 55, 71, 114, 117, 130, 181, 182–83,
217n24, 221–22n21, 225–26n7, 230n31,
243n27
autotropic world, 5, 6, 9, 42, 73, 85, 87, 124,
221n16, 230n31; in Christie novels, 133;
commodities of, 41–42; little worlds of,
35; real ity and art in, 114; self- extinction
and, 251n5; self- reference of, 36, 100;
suspendedness and, 10, 17, 48; vio lence in,
10–11, 20, 65, 190, 192, 214n4, 217n21
Avalon (Oshii film), 92. See also anime
awayness, 164–65, 175, 177, 185
Baecker, Dirk, 69, 203n27
Ballard, J. G., 19, 20, 65, 73–74, 76–77, 154,
190, 191–92, 196, 206–7n48, 208n2, 214n4,
249–50n49. See also specific works
Barker, Clive, 3
Barthes, Roland, 6, 144, 158, 160, 235n64
Bateson, Gregory, 48, 95, 106, 230n33
bathing in totality, use of term, 197
Bentham, Jeremy, 49, 115
Berlin wall, fall of, 128–33
Bernard, Claude, 106
Big Four, The (Christie), 151
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