Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Stiegler, Bryant, Hyperobjects: Is OOO Postcapitalist?

HERE. It's valuable to me already for thinking about how we are in a "without nature" phase of social life. In part this was brought about by hyperobjects, which Stiegler calls technical systems.

There's a sketch about industrial processes in Ecology without Nature chapter 2.

The interesting twist is that Nature as such is a byproduct of automation...another reason to think that OOO may be the first truly postcalitalist philosophical mode. By embracing the hyperobjects that loom into our social space, and dropping nature, world and so on, we have a chance to create more democratic modes of coexistence between humans and with nonhumans.

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