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The Thirst for Annihilation: Georges Bataille and Virulent Nihilism : an ...

Nick Land - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 223 pages
A sociologist, philosopher, literary theorist and fiction writer, who referred to himself as "a saint, perhaps a madman," George Bataille made a habit of exploding the ...
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Network culture: politics for the information age

Tiziana Terranova - Computers - 2004 - 184 pages
A sophisticated argument about how the internet and communication networks impact on politics, democracy, and identity.
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After Life

Eugene Thacker - Philosophy - 2010 - 295 pages
Life is one of our most basic concepts, and yet when examined directly it proves remarkably contradictory and elusive, encompassing both the broadest and the most specific ...
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Tactical Media

Rita Raley - Art - 2009 - 195 pages
Tactical media describes interventionist media art practices that engage and critique the dominant political and economic order. Rather than taking to the streets and staging ...
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Oliver Grau - Art - 2007 - 475 pages
In "MediaArtHistories," leading scholars take a wider view of new media art, placing it against the backdrop of art history and acknowledging the necessity of an ...
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The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations

Robert K. Merton - Social Science - 1973 - 605 pages
"The exploration of the social conditions that facilitate or retard the search for scientific knowledge has been the major theme of Robert K. Merton's work for forty years ...
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Digital Labor: The Internet as Playground and Factory

Trebor Scholz - Social Science - 2013 - 258 pages
Digital Labor calls on the reader to examine the shifting sites of labor markets to the Internet through the lens of their political, technological, and historical making ...
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Strange Weather: Culture, Science, and Technology in the Age of Limits

Andrew Ross - Science - 1991 - 275 pages
Who speaks for science in a technologically dominated society? In his latest work of cultural criticism Andrew Ross contends that this question yields no simple or easy answer ...
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