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Reified life : speculative capital and the ahuman condition

Author: J Paul Narkunas
Publisher: New York, NY : Fordham University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Reified Life delineates how financial and neoliberal capitalism, digital and bioengineering technologies are remaking historical concepts of the human, and documents their effects on culture, human  Read more...

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(DLC) 2018004952
(OCoLC)1002820741
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Paul Narkunas
ISBN: 9780823280339 0823280330
OCLC Number: 1038059084
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: humanisms, posthumanisms, and their discontents --
Part I. Instrumentalizing life --
Market humans: Homo oeconomicus, entrepreneurs, and neoliberal beings of risk --
Utilitarian humanism: "we other humans" regulated by culture --
The hedge fund of reality: ontology and financial derivatives --
Part II. Human rights and the political reformations of the market human --
Human rights and states of emergency: humanitarians and governmentality --
Translating rights: the international criminal court, translation, and the human status --
Part III. Speculative fictions: political aesthetics adrift in speculative capital flows --
Speculative fictions and other cartographies of life --
Between words, numbers, and things: transgenics and other objects of life in Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam trilogy --
Reification of the human: global organ harvesting and Kazuo Ishiguro's Never let me go --
Conclusion. Ahumans: a guide to nonmarket living.
Responsibility: J. Paul Narkunas.

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