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Author: Robin Mackay, (Philosopher); Armen Avanessian
Publisher: [Falmouth, United Kingdom] : Urbanomic Media Ltd. ; Berlin : in association with Merve, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Accelerationism is the name of a political heresy: the insistence that the only radical political response to capitalism is not to protest, disrupt, or critique, but to accelerate and exacerbate its uprooting, alienating, decoding, abstractive tendencies"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Mackay, (Philosopher); Armen Avanessian
ISBN: 9780957529557 0957529554
OCLC Number: 880939255
Notes: "The accelerationist reader"--Cover.
Description: viii, 536 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Anticipations --
Fragment on machines / Karl Marx --
The books of the machines / Samuel Butler --
The common task / Nikolai Fedorov --
The machine process and the natural decay of the business enterprise / Thorstein Veblen --
Ferment --
The two modes of cultural history / Shulamith Firestone --
Decline of the capitalist mode of production or decline of humanity? / Jacques Camatte --
The civilized capitalist machine / Gilles Deleuze + Felix Guattari --
Energumen capitalism / Jean-François Lyotard --
Every political economy is a libidinal economy / Jean-François Lyotard --
Power of repetition / Gilles Lipovetsky --
Fictions of all kinds / J.G. Ballard --
Desirevolution / Jean-François Lyotard --
Cyberculture --
Circuitries / Nick Land --
LA 2019 : Demopathy and xenogenesis / Iain Hamilton Grant --
Cyberpositive / Sadie Plant + Nick Land --
Cybernetic culture / CCRU --
Swarmachines / CCRU --
Acceleration --
Terminator vs Avatar / Mark Fisher --
#Accelerate : Manifesto for an accelerationist politics / Alex Williams + Nick Srnicek --
Reflections on the manifesto / Antoni Negri --
Red stack attack! / Tiziana Terranova --
Automated architecture / Luciana Parisi --
The labor of the inhuman / Reza Negarestani --
Prometheanism and its critics / Ray Brassier --
Maximum jailbreak / Benedict Singleton --
Teleoplexy : notes on acceleration / Nick Land --
Seven prescriptions for accelerationism / Patricia Reed --
4 x accelerationisms / Diann Bauer.
Responsibility: editors Robin Mackay + Armen Avanessian.

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An apparently contradictory yet radically urgent collection of texts tracing the genealogy of a controversial current in contemporary philosophy.  Read more...

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An engaging, eccentric anthology...it's refreshing to encounter a "left" project for the future that wants to reclaim the idea of technology, industry and planet-scale thinking.-J.J. Charlesworth, Read more...

 
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