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The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Space Age is over? Not at all! A new planet has appeared: Earth. In the age of the Anthropocene, the Earth is a post-natural planet that can be remade at will, controlled and managed thanks to ... More


How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

Andrew Warnes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295285
eISBN:
9780520968097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295285.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book argues that the invention and popularization of the shopping cart from the 1940s onward provided the final link in the chain for the new system of industrialized food flow. First in the ... More


Latour and the Passage of Law

Kyle McGee (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697908
eISBN:
9781474416061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697908.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Thirteen essays exploring Bruno Latour's legal theory from a variety of disciplinary perspectives – including a chapter by Bruno Latour responding to the arguments and critiques offered in each ... More


Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Nathan Lyons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Modern thought is characterised, according to Bruno Latour, by a dichotomy of meaningful culture and unmeaning nature. Signs in the Dust uses medieval semiotics to develop a new theory of nature and ... More


Exterranean: Extraction in the Humanist Anthropocene

Phillip John Usher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284221
eISBN:
9780823286058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Exterranean is a book about the extraction of stuff from the Earth, a process in which matter goes from being sub to exterranean. By opening up a rich archive of specifically nonmodern texts and ... More


Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Joshua Armstrong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The rapidity of postwar globalization and the structural changes it has brought to both social and spatial aspects of everyday life have meant, in France as elsewhere, the destabilizing of senses of ... More


Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The French philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour (*1947) is a major figure of contemporary thought. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latourian oeuvre, from his early ... More


Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Peter-Paul Verbeek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852911
eISBN:
9780226852904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852904.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Technology permeates nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Cars enable us to travel long distances, mobile phones help us to communicate, and medical devices make it possible to detect and cure ... More


Spirit

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0038
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Religion reveals what is, both in us and more than us. Religion presses us to open the black box that we are, this chapter explains. We possess “hundreds of myths,” Latour says, about how subjects ... More


Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Adam S. Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a novel account of grace, framed in terms of Bruno Latour's “principle of irreduction.” It thus models an object-oriented approach to grace, experimentally moving a traditional ... More


Social Constructivism

Ilkka Niiniluoto

in Critical Scientific Realism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251612
eISBN:
9780191598098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251614.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Philosophers of science should take seriously the fact, emphasized already by Peirce and Popper, that scientific knowledge is a product of the scientific community. The ontological and ... More


Latour's Relativity Latour's Relativity John Huth

John Huth

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Bruno Latour’s article on Einstein attempts to show that even physics is “social through and through”. This essay criticizes his relativistic account of Einstein’s theory of relativity, showing that ... More


Reflections on Bruno Latour's Version of the Seventeenth Century Reflections on Bruno Latour's Version of the Seventeenth Century Margaret C. Jacob

Margaret C. Jacob

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Because some historians of 17th-century science did not understand the vast differences in the political positions taken by Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes, they concluded that not much difference ... More


Introduction: Science Studies and Early Modern Literature and Culture

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Introduction offers an overview of the history of science as it impacts on the study of early modern literature and culture. This history has two general phases. The first begins in the 1930s and ... More


Local Construction

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The multitude of objects, each of which is itself a multitude of objects, is responsible for locally constructing what unity there is. The chapter argues that Latour's objects aren't quite solid. ... More


The Road to Damascus

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Latour describes in self-consciously (and mildly parodic) religious language how he arrived at the principle of irreduction. The chapter quotes Latour's words: everyone is working “to put everything ... More


The Principle of Irreduction

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter asks: what happens when we go slow, don't jump, and keep everything flat? But if objects are irreducible, then how is it possible to test, count, or measure them? While it is true that ... More


Resistant Availability

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes how grace shows up as the ordinary business of objects at work. All objects are engaged in the same kind of work, the work of negotiating the uneven local terrain of a ... More


Epistemology

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Latour's principle of irreduction blends heaven and earth, and in the same way transcendence and immanence, resistance, and availability, it blends ontology and epistemology. This chapter states that ... More


Constructivism

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains that to Latour, all epistemological problems are actually engineering problems. Knowing things amounts to knowing which objects must be concatenated in what kinds of ways in ... More


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