Telemorphosis: Theory in the Era of Climate Change
by Tom Cohen (ed.)
Publisher: MPublishing 2012
Number of pages: 314
This volume gathers notable critics and philosophers to engage the predominant impasse of an emerging era of climate change and ecocatastrophic acceleration: that is, how to conceptual and critical practices inherited from 20th century master-thinkers -- who took no account of these emergences and logics -- alter, adapt, mutate, or undergo translation at the current moment.
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