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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Most dissapointing of all, Negarestani does little more than an intellectual sleight-of-hand in his magisterial essay on “The Labor of the Inhuman”. Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration. A fascinating and wide-ranging selection of essays on accelerationism.


It is a reader. Oct 09, Wendy Liu rated it it was amazing Shelves: University of California Press. 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.

#Accelerate: The Accelerationist Reader by Robin Mackay

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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sep 17, Troy S rated it really liked it Shelves: Views Read Edit History. An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory. Everything is right about this book. Terranova’s and Parisi’s takes on algorithms and computational design are interesting but short and introductory in spirit.

A fantastic genealogy of accelerationist thought. But what can we say of it? What Use is Sociology? This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Lizard rated it really liked it Jun 20, This is a great book to read in one hit, or to carry in bag and read a chapter a day on the train. Mackay and Avanessian do a good job in their attempt to build up a narrative and don’t shy away of the difficult question concerning the core of it all.


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Focusing on how information technology infrastructures undermine modern political geographies, and proposing an open-ended “design brief”, Benjamin H. A tendency, as Patricia Reed notes in the final text, more of reorienting than of accelerating proper. Prominent theorists include right-accelerationist Nick Land.