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Subjectivity and Machines: From Adorno to Deleuze/Guattari

1) Subjectivity: Adorno and Günther Anders The dividuum is the mockery of the anti-narcissist. It is the spawn of the hyper-dialectic. One divides into two. If the narcissist can only lose himself twice in the mirror image, in that the …

Subjectivity and Machines: From Adorno to Deleuze/Guattari

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

The systemic order of the capital economy is generated in and by continuous disorder: just as order cannot be equated with the optimum of regularity, disorder cannot be identified with the absence of order or with pure chaos. According to …

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

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

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

Bernard Stieglers „Automated Society“

We will systematically follow Stiegler’s train of thought from chapter to chapter in order to then come to an assessment and critique. Let us begin with Stiegler’s quite contestable concept of the Anthropocene (see Jason W. Moore and his introduction …

Bernard Stieglers „Automated Society“

Human Material in the Communication of Capital

The purpose of this article is to interrogate Marx’s analysis of the circulation of capital through the ‘new materialist’ communications and media theory of Friedrich Kittler. It explores the connections between Marx’s commodity fetish and how Kittler posits human beings as …

Human Material in the Communication of Capital

“The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NET,” from Le nouvel esprit technologique (2020)

The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NETFrançois LaruelleIn Le nouvel esprit technologique (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2020), p.85-98 This is a table of the main questions towards a critique of Technological Reason: I. EVALUATION OF THE “PHILOSOPHIES …

“The Fundamental Questions and Research Programmes for a Study into the NET,” from Le nouvel esprit technologique (2020)

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