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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On either side of this largely unexplored central sequence, the book includes texts by Marx that call attention to his own ‘Prometheanism’ and key works from recent years document the recent extraordinary emergence of new accelerationisms steeled against the onslaughts of neoliberal capitalist realism, and retooled for the twenty-first century. Of the older, but not acclerationist classic texts, 90’s cyber culture figure Nick Land and his ilk are historically interesting but readeer now Land’s texts contain so much techno mumbo jumbo that they get too heavy to be digested.

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A wonderful introduction to the subject, while not remaining introductory per se. To ask other readers questions about Accelerateplease sign up. This is a legacy shot through with contradictions, yet urgently galvanized today by the poverty of ‘reasonable’ contemporary political alternatives.

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Spirits in the Material World. One can find within it interesting texts, particularly those by the post-’68 French philosophers, as well as those sprawling out of the Ccru of ’90s Warwick and Fisher’s on-point summary.


Preview — Accelerate by Robin Mackay. Since the publication of Williams’s and Srnicek’s Accelerate: Edwin rated it liked it Aug 18, Technology is a trope, motif and object throughout the book.

Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. While these writers are disparate, this book has a strong sense of a really radical manifesto to get inside neoliberalism and blow it to hell. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.

Even the format is radical. Nov 26, Tara Brabazon rated it it was amazing. Item s unavailable for purchase. In a similar vein, Friedrich Nietzsche argued that “the leveling process of European man is the great process which should not be checked: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The uneasy status of this impulse, between subversion and acquiescence, between realist analysis and poetic exacerbation, has made accelerationism a fiercely-contested theoretical stance.


The final third of the book takes on the consequences to humans and humanity of the deterritorialization of capitalism. But this book is the furthest point from a trashy s airport novel you can imagine.

Views Read Edit View history. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. These move from Marx to Reed. Terranova’s and Parisi’s takes on algorithms and computational design are interesting but short and introductory in spirit. The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory.


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Accelerationism is the name of a contemporary political heresy: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lists with This Book. 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. You submitted the following rating and review.

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