By McKenzie Wark
A consultant to the thinkers and concepts that would form the future
What occurred to the general public intellectuals that used to problem and tell us? who's the Sartre or De Beauvoir of the web age? basic Intellects argues we now not have such singular figures, yet there are, as an alternative, common intellects whose writing might, if learn jointly, clarify our occasions. overlaying issues resembling tradition, politics, paintings, know-how, and the Anthropocene, every one bankruptcy is a concise account of anyone philosopher, delivering worthy context and connections to the paintings of the others. McKenzie Wark’s targeted readings are appreciations, yet are still serious of ways neoliberal universities militate opposed to cooperative highbrow paintings that endeavors to appreciate and likewise switch the world.
The thinkers integrated are Amy Wendling, Kojin Karatani, Paolo Virno, Yann Moulier Boutang, Maurizio Lazzarato, Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Angela McRobbie, Paul Gilroy, Slavoj Žižek, Jodi Dean, Chantal Mouffe, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, Hiroki Azuma, Paul B. Préciado, Wendy Chun, Alexander Galloway, Timothy Morton, Quentin Meillassoux, Isabelle Stengers, and Donna Haraway.
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General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty First Century by McKenzie Wark