Régis Debray

Jules Régis Debray (born 1940) is a French philosopher, journalist, former government official and academic. He is known for his theorization of mediology, a critical theory of the long-term transmission of cultural meaning in human society, and for associating with Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara in Bolivia during 1967 and advancing Salvador Allende's presidency in Chile in the early 1970s. He returned to France during 1973 and later held various official posts inside of the French government.

Some of his important works include: Révolution dans la révolution? Lutte armée et lutte politique en Amérique latine (1967.), God, an itinerary (2001.), Transmitting culture (2004.)


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