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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This is a legacy shot through with contradictions, yet urgently galvanized today by the poverty of ‘reasonable’ contemporary political alternatives. The term was introduced into political theory to designate a certain nihilistic alignment of philosophical thought with the excesses of capitalist culture or anticultureembodied in writings that sought an immanence with this process of alienation.
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A fascinating and wide-ranging selection of essays on accelerationism. While these writers are disparate, this book has a strong sense of a really radical manifesto to get inside neoliberalism and blow it to hell.
Sep 03, cpn ta rated it it was amazing. Tony rated it it was ok Jul 16, While a couple of the pieces included in this reader felt deliberately impenetrable to a greater or lesser extent, there were a number of more interesting and accessible reads, particularly in the latter sections of more recent writing.
While these writers are disparate, this book Everything is right about this book. We can call this tendency accelerationism ,” passage pp Brassier’s prose is cristal clear, but the author seems a bit too distant for his subjekt to really grab me. Lists with This Book.
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The final third of the book takes on the consequences to humans and humanity of the deterritorialization of capitalism. Preview — Accelerate by Robin Mackay.
The overall curation of the selections was rather thoughtful as well, and the chronological ordering of the sections successfully lent appropriate color towards the end, in my reading.
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Since the publication of Williams’s and Srnicek’s Accelerate: Very well put together. Accelerarionist is a legacy shot through with contradictions, yet urgently galvanized today by the poverty of ‘reasonable’ contemporary political alternatives. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
This took me ages to finish some of the texts are really dense in a way that isn’t always justified, tbh acceleratiionist I am so board with the Manifesto that I’m giving it 5 stars anyway. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.
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Manifesto for an Accelerationist Politics, the term has been adopted to name a set of new theoretical enterprises that aim to conceptualise non-capitalist futures outside of traditional accelerationnist critiques and regressive, decelerative or restorative solutions.
Singleton finds interesting material in 19th century Russian cosmist Nikolai Fedorov, but seems to be at loss for what to do with it.
Leave it to Urbanomic to cobble together such an impressive and novel collection.
And it has started. Accelerationism is the name of a contemporary political heresy: New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies.
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: