Vibrant Matter

Author: Jane Bennett
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822391627
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In Vibrant Matter the political theorist Jane Bennett, renowned for her work on nature, ethics, and affect, shifts her focus from the human experience of things to things themselves.

New Materialisms

Author: Diana Coole
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822392992
Size: 60.25 MB
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By gathering essays that exemplify the new thinking about matter and processes of materialization, this important collection shows how scholars are reworking older materialist traditions, contemporary theoretical debates, and advances in ...

Materiality

Author: Daniel Miller
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822386712
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Humans are defined, to an extraordinary degree, by their expressions of immaterial ideals through material forms. The essays in Materiality explore varied manifestations of materiality from ancient times to the present.

Meeting The Universe Halfway

Author: Karen Barad
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822339175
Size: 48.67 MB
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In this book Karen Barad puts her expertise in feminist studies and quantum physics to superb use, offering agential realism as an important alternative to representationalism.

Becoming Undone

Author: Elizabeth Grosz
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822350718
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Elizabeth Grosz addresses three related concepts—life, politics, and art—by exploring the implications of Charles Darwin s account of the evolution of species.

The Posthuman

Author: Rosi Braidotti
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745669964
Size: 16.92 MB
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The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.

A World Of Becoming

Author: William E. Connolly
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822348799
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Considers how non-linear notions of causality and time--where multiple, interacting, and partially open systems coexist--could transform the way we imagine political action.

Designing The Olympics

Author: Jilly Traganou
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317226364
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The term “aesthetic dissensus” derives from Jacques Rancière, Dissensus: On
Politics and Aesthetics, ed. and trans. Steven Corcoran (London and New ...
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The Nonhuman Turn

Author: Richard Grusin
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ISBN: 9780816694679
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Edited by Richard Grusin of the Center for 21st Century Studies, this is the first book to name and characterize—and therefore consolidate—a wide array of current critical, theoretical, and philosophical approaches to the humanities and ...

Thoreau S Nature

Author: Jane Bennett
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742521414
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Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild explores how Thoreau crafted a life open to 'the Wild, ' a term that marks the startling element of foreignness in every object of experience, however familiar.