At the basis of all accelerationist thought lies the assertion that the crimes .. preparing readers for a ‘life radically different from their own’. Accept ing that ‘the . Accelerate: The Accelerationist Reader Edited by Robin Mackay & Arman Avanessian Urbanomic, reviewed by J.J. Charlesworth. Accelerate: The Accelerationist Reader by Robin Mackay () [Robin Mackay;] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Mark Fisher’s foaming in the mouth rants against “embourgeoisified state-subsidised grumbling that so often calls itself academic Marxism” might be well placed in the context of those days, but to be written in s – I’m not sure if they hit the mark at all.
But what can we say of it? Leave it to Urbanomic to cobble together such an impressive and novel collection. It is an ambivalent force: A fascinating and wide-ranging selection of essays on accelerationism.
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Even the format is radical. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The common origin lies in the recognition that capitalism forms the dominant horizon, subsuming not only forms of life but also strategies of opposition,” from his June interview.
Bratton ‘s book The Stack: The Moral Status of Technical Artefacts. Peel the paint and it seems to be a variant of the old “enlightenment for enlightenment’s sake” argument, and really quite alarming in it’s substance.
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Of the older, but not strictly classic texts, 90’s accelerationis culture figure Nick Land and his ilk are historically interesting but read now Land’s texts contain so much techno mumbo jumbo that they get too heavy to be digested.
No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The final third of the book takes on the consequences to humans and humanity of the deterritorialization of capitalism. Since the publication of Williams’s and Srnicek’s Accelerate: Prominent theorists include right-accelerationist Nick Land.
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Since the publication of Williams’s and Srnicek’s Accelerate: A cohesive procession of reflections readdr the gradual disappearance of nature in the production of the world, and its correlation with the rise of machination in all of life’s facets.
The Metaphysics of Technology. That means, after a powerful introduction by the editors, that extracts from key theorists of acceleration are presented.
The uneasy status rearer this impulse, between subversion and acquiescence, between realist analysis and poetic exacerbation, has made accelerationism a fiercely-contested theoretical stance. And it has started.
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The term was coined to designate a certain nihilistic alignment of theory with the excess and Accelerationism is the name of a contemporary political heresy: A Politics for Alienation”. Retrieved 5 February Sep 17, Troy S rated it really liked it Shelves: The Reinvention of Social Practices. At the basis of all accelerationist thought lies the assertion that the crimes, contradictions and absurdities of capitalism have to be countered with a politically and theoretically progressive attitude towards its constituent elements.
Overall rating No ratings yet 0. University of California Press. For example, instead of including McLuhan, Viril A cohesive procession of reflections on the gradual disappearance of nature in the production of the world, and its correlation with the rise of machination in all of life’s facets.