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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Very well put together. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Sep 03, cpn ta rated it it was amazing. 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. JDE aaccelerationist it it was amazing Feb 24, Singleton finds interesting material in 19th century Russian cosmist Nikolai Fedorov, but seems to be at loss for what to do with it.

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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Peel the paint and it seems to be a variant accelegationist the old “enlightenment for enlightenment’s sake” argument, and really quite alarming in it’s substance.


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This is a legacy shot through with contradictions, yet urgently galvanized today by the poverty of ‘reasonable’ contemporary political alternatives.

One can find within it interesting texts, particularly those by the post-’68 French philosophers, as well as those sprawling out of the Ccru of ’90s Warwick and Fisher’s on-point summary. Great concept, interesting compilation and a wide range on the timeline of writings regarding this topic. Philosophy of Emerging Media. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. This page was last modified on 22 Mayat On either side of this largely unexplored central sequence, the book includes texts by Marx that call attention to his own ‘Prometheanism’ and key works from recent years document the recent extraordinary emergence of new accelerationisms steeled against the onslaughts of neoliberal capitalist realism, and retooled for the twenty-first century.

In political and social theoryaccelerationism is the idea that the prevailing system of capitalism should be expanded in order to generate radical social change.

Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit History. In a similar vein, Friedrich Nietzsche argued accelerationust “the leveling process of European man is the great process which should not be checked: What Use is Sociology?

You submitted the following rating and review. Brassier’s prose is cristal clear, but the author seems a bit too distant for his subjekt to really rader me.

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. Please review your cart. Accelerationism is the name of a contemporary political heresy: Books by Robin Mackay. Less a genealogy, than a self-serving bricolage then, albeit one with some interesting texts as well as some turgid and boring ones.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Manifesto for an Accelerationist Politics, the term has been adopted to accekerationist a set of new theoretical enterprises that aim to conceptualise non-capitalist futures outside of traditional marxist critiques and regressive, decelerative or restorative solutions.


New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies. Nov 26, Tara Brabazon rated it it was amazing. Terranova’s and Parisi’s takes on algorithms and computational design are interesting but short and introductory in spirit. Manifesto for an Accelerationist Politics, the term has avcelerationist adopted to name a set of new theoretical enterprises that aim to conceptualise non-capitalist futures outside of traditional marxist critiques and regressive, decelerative or restorative solutions.

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Mackay’s interests in accelerationism is beyond the typical socio-cultural analysis, and instead focuses on the uncovering of object-oriented ontology provided by the rise of the machine.

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