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Thought in the ActPassages in the Ecology of Experience

Thought in the Act: Passages in the Ecology of Experience

Erin Manning and Brian Massumi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679669
eISBN:
9781452948430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679669.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Thought in the Act consists of five integrally co-authored essays exploring how different modes of experience commonly separated out as conceptual and aesthetic, or more broadly as an opposition ... More

The Thought of Death and the Memory of War

The Thought of Death and the Memory of War

Marc Crépon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680054
eISBN:
9781452948461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680054.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Thought of Death and the Memory of War examines the career of Martin Heidegger’s concept of Being-toward-death. For Heidegger, the thought of death, the confrontation with the anxiety of death, ... More

The Universe of ThingsOn Speculative Realism

The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism

Steven Shaviro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689248
eISBN:
9781452949307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689248.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is the first general book to look at the current philosophical trend known as Speculative Realism. It also compares this philosophy to the work of early-twentieth-century philosopher Alfred ... More

Value in MarxThe Persistence of Value in a More-Than-Capitalist World

Value in Marx: The Persistence of Value in a More-Than-Capitalist World

George Henderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680955
eISBN:
9781452948904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680955.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Value in Marx shows on the one hand how Marx draws out the relevance of value not just to capitalism but any mode of production, and on the other hand identifies the problematic nature of Marx’s ... More

Vilém FlusserAn Introduction

Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674787
eISBN:
9781452947211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) has long been known and celebrated in Europe and Brazil primarily as a media theorist. Only recently have other facets of his accomplishments come to light, clearly ... More

ViralityContagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Tony D. Sampson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670048
eISBN:
9781452946818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book presents a contagion theory fit for the age of networks. Unlike memes and microbial contagions, virality does not restrict itself to biological analogies and medical metaphors. It instead ... More

The Way Things GoAn Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism

The Way Things Go: An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism

Aaron Jaffe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692019
eISBN:
9781452949017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Buffed to a metallic shine; loose fitting, lopsided, or kludgy; getting in the way or getting lost; collapsing in an explosion of dust caught on the warehouse CCTV. Modern things are going their own ... More

What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

Vinciane Despret

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816692378
eISBN:
9781452954394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692378.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Is it all right to urinate in front of animals? Do apes really know how to ape? Do animals see themselves as we see them? What interests rats in experiments? Why is it said that cows don’t do ... More

Without Offending HumansA Critique of Animal Rights

Without Offending Humans: A Critique of Animal Rights

Élisabeth de Fontenay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676040
eISBN:
9781452947655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book pursues the investigation Fontenay began in her magnum opus, The Silence of the Beasts: Philosophy Confronts Animality with a series of essays of somewhat more topical reach. Fontenay’s ... More

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