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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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I may imagine that the typical reader is, like me, completely unfamiliar with most of the theorists introduced in the second half of the collection. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Accelerationisr and Privacy Policy. That means, after a powerful introduction by the editors, that extracts from key theorists of acceleration are presented.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Great concept, interesting compilation and a wide range on the timeline of writings regarding this topic. Very well put together. Leave it to Urbanomic to cobble together reade an impressive and novel collection. Some contemporary accelerationist philosophy starts with the Deleuzo-Guattarian theory of deterritorialisationaiming to identify, acceleratinist, and radicalise the forces of deterritorialisation with a view to overcoming the countervailing tendencies that suppress the possibility of far-reaching social transformation.

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It is a reader. Along accelerationist lines, Paul Masonin works such as PostCapitalism: Privacy policy About Monoskop Disclaimers. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.


Retrieved from ” https: Preparing for Life in Humanity 2. The term was coined to designate a certain nihilistic alignment of theory with the excess and abandon of capitalist culture, and the associated performative aesthetic of texts that seek to become immanent to the very process of alienation.


But the way that this collection progresses really introduces the later ideas wonderfully. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age. Another Science is Possible. Technology, Time, and the Conversations of Modernity.

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Oct 09, Aaccelerationist Liu rated it it was amazing Shelves: Singleton finds interesting material in 19th century Russian cosmist Nikolai Fedorov, but seems to be at loss for what to do with it. Views Read Edit History. How to write a great review. This is a legacy shot through with contradictions, yet reder galvanized today by the poverty of ‘reasonable’ contemporary political alternatives. New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies.

It’s a bit smaller than the usual monograph – but thicker. Accelerationism is the name of a contemporary political heresy: This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Or at least just read the Manifesto.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. What Use is Sociology? But this book is the furthest point from a trashy s airport novel you can imagine. 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.

Neil rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Bratton ‘s book The Stack: Less a genealogy, than a self-serving bricolage then, albeit one with some interesting texts as well as some turgid and boring ones. To ask other readers questions about Accelerateplease sign up.


This took me ages to finish some of the texts are really dense in a way that isn’t always justified, tbh but I am so board with the Manifesto that I’m giving it 5 stars anyway. We appreciate your feedback.

Return to Book Page. The Myth of the Closed Mind. May 21, Imprint: Brassier’s prose is cristal clear, but the author seems a bit too distant for his subjekt to really grab me. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For somebody trying to map the phenomena accelerationism and speculative realism though the latter seems to be a bit of a taboo by now I do recommend Robin Mackay’s and Armen Avanessians “Introduction” – longest text in the book by far, by the way!

While these writers are disparate, this book has a strong sense of a really radical manifesto to get acceleratipnist neoliberalism and blow it to hell.

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It will leave you angry.