Craig Hickman

Our Past, Our Future: Posthuman, Inhuman, and Transhuman Philosophies and Technologies

As Patrick Lee Miller in his book Becoming God: Pure Reason in Early Greek Philosophy the central goal of the pre-Socratics through Plato was the ancient notion of becoming “divine and immortal”. Over the past couple decades, I’ve toyed with …

Our Past, Our Future: Posthuman, Inhuman, and Transhuman Philosophies and Technologies

The Human Security Machine: Kant’s Safety Net and the Escape Velocity of the ‘Dark Power of Will, Desire, and Intelligence’

“…the most important philosopher of the Enlightenment, Immanuel Kant, seems to have constructed his grand philosophical design, an architecture of concepts and arguments, to sustain and safeguard the reliability of the world, the certainty of knowledge, and the stability of …

The Human Security Machine: Kant’s Safety Net and the Escape Velocity of the ‘Dark Power of Will, Desire, and Intelligence’

Nick Land and Teleoplexy – The Schizoanalysis of Acceleration

“The ‘dominion of capital’ is an accomplished teleological catastrophe, robot rebellion, or shoggathic insurgency, through which intensively escalating instrumentality has inverted natural process into a monstrous reign of the tool.”       – Nick Land, Teleoplexy: Notes on Accleration “Socialism has …

Nick Land and Teleoplexy – The Schizoanalysis of Acceleration

The Technocommercium: Assemblages of the Mechanosphere

Everything becomes imperceptible, everything is becoming-imperceptible on the plane of consistency, which is nevertheless precisely where the imperceptible is seen and heard. It is the Planomenon, or the Rhizosphere, the Criterium (and still other names, as the number of dimensions …

The Technocommercium: Assemblages of the Mechanosphere

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

“Agential realism is not a manifesto, it does not take for granted that all is or will or can be made manifest. On the contrary, it is a call, a plea, a provocation, a cry, a passionate yearning for an appreciation …

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

Our Past, Our Future: Posthuman, Inhuman, and Transhuman Philosophies and Technologies

As Patrick Lee Miller in his book Becoming God: Pure Reason in Early Greek Philosophy the central goal of the pre-Socratics through Plato was the ancient notion of becoming “divine and immortal”. Over the past couple decades, I’ve toyed with …

Our Past, Our Future: Posthuman, Inhuman, and Transhuman Philosophies and Technologies

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

“Agential realism is not a manifesto, it does not take for granted that all is or will or can be made manifest. On the contrary, it is a call, a plea, a provocation, a cry, a passionate yearning for an appreciation …

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

Edmund Berger: On Art and Revolutionary Transformation in the Age of Blockchain

…measured against the conditions of the present, communism itself embodies the most alien of all possible futures. —Edmund Berger Edmund Berger author of Uncertain Futures: An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present (see my review) has for years done his …

Edmund Berger: On Art and Revolutionary Transformation in the Age of Blockchain

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