SPONTANEOUS ACTS OF SCHOLARLY COMBUSTION

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Speaking for the Social: A Catalogue of Methods

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What does it mean to "speak for the social" in projects of technical and infrastructural change? This is the problem that the contributors to Speaking for the Social: A Catalogue of Methods set out to ...

dis/cord: Thinking Sound through Agential Realism

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dis/cord is an experiment in reading sound. Embarking from Karen Barad’s early work on agential realism, it diffracts quantum physics through sound art, finding the sympathetic resonances that allow them to speak together. dis/cord believes ...

The Angels Won’t Help You

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The Angels Won’t Help You is a book about the uniqueness and primacy of help, particularly in relation to care, love, and caritas. It relies heavily on psychoanalytic and philosophical accounts of help and care ...

Abruptly Dogen

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In the thirteenth century Dogen brought Zen to Japan. His tradition flourishes there still today and now has taken root across the world. Here are some of his pith writings—startling, shifting, funny, spilling out in ...

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