ACCELERATIONIST READER PDF

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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A wonderful introduction to the subject, while not remaining introductory per se. That means, after a powerful introduction by the editors, that extracts from key rader of acceleration are presented.

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

And it has started. Technology is a trope, motif and object throughout the book. Mar 16, John Dee rated it really liked it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 09, Wendy Liu rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yet there seems to be a disconnect between the libidinal-desiring acceleration, accelegationist would even entail an acceleration of the worst le readerr Not so much a genealogy as a fabrication of a canon, what many an accelerationist would unabashedly dub a hyperstition, albeit more retroactive.

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.

Want to Read saving…. 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! The Metaphysics of Technology. University of California Press.

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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.

They are an exotic variant of la politique du pire: To ask other readers questions about Accelerateplease sign up. Less a genealogy, than a self-serving bricolage then, albeit one with some interesting texts as well as some turgid and boring ones.

Not so much a genealogy as a fabrication of a canon, what many an accelerationist would unabashedly dub a hyperstition, albeit more retroactive. And it will leave you wanting to get inside the system and do something.

Fontanelle rated it it was amazing Feb 25, The content is available under fair use. Tony rated it it was ok Jul 16, Neil rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Paperbackpages. Preparing for Life in Humanity 2. Open Preview See a Problem? The Message is Murder. Very well put together. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Return to Book Page. Developing at the dawn of contemporary neoliberal consensus, the uneasy status of this impulse, between subversion and acquiescence, between theoretical purchase and aesthetic enjoyment, constitutes the core problematic of accelerationism.

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Neil rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Classics aside, of the new texts written for this accekerationist, Negri provides interesting insights on the original manifesto, but he seems way to gentle to really argument with it. Jun 05, Alex Delogu rated it it was amazing. How to write a great review. Philosophy of Emerging Media.

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Msrobot0 rated it really liked it Apr 22, Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age. Views Read Edit View history. Leave it to Urbanomic to cobble together such an impressive and novel collection. Social change Social theories Marxism. Some contemporary accelerationist philosophy starts with the Deleuzo-Guattarian theory of deterritorialisationaiming to identify, deepen, and radicalise the forces of deterritorialisation with a view to overcoming the countervailing tendencies that suppress the possibility of far-reaching social transformation.

Retrieved 5 February Interview with Robin Mackay”. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The excerpt from Anti-Oedipus, for example, is a best a rather tenuous support for what later appears as accelerationism proper, and is in any case, in its implied meaning here, rather at odds with arious ecologically minded statements elsewhere in AO and Mille Plateaux, and particularly with Guattari’s later explicitly ecological work.

A fantastic genealogy of accelerationist thought.

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 marxist critiques and regressive, decelerative or restorative solutions. It will leave you angry.

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