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What makes us a collective?

The current discourse around sustainability has a tendency to focus on either the level of the individual or “society” as a whole. This way of thinking is not working. 997 more words


A table showing who is part of the new materialism, and an argument as to why it is not a “turn”

I’m currently writing the introduction to The Human Remains, discussing the figure of the human in the new materialism. I thought I would share the table I drew up of all the thinkers identified as part of the new materialism in different monographs and collected volumes. 1,378 more words

Jean-Luc Nancy

Graham Harman: Bruno Latour - Reassembling the Political

Just published: Graham Harman: Bruno Latour – Reassembling the Political (Pluto Press)

Bruno Latour, the French sociologist, anthropologist and long-established superstar in the social sciences is revisited in this pioneering account of his ever-evolving political philosophy.

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New Book from Harman on Latour

Graham Harman’s new book Bruno Latour: Reassembling the Political is out now. After his work on Latour as a metaphysician, Harman now extents his promotion of Latour as a philosopher by introducing him as political philosopher. 260 more words

Between Truth and Power: Latour’s Political Philosophy

by Graham Harman

‘In Bruno Latour: Reassembling the Political, I claim that Latour’s approach to political theory poses a strong challenge to reigning paradigms in the discipline. 2,153 more words

Political Philosophy

The Social Construction of Scientific Facts

First published in jimsresearchnotes 14 Jan 2010 (minor revisions 11 October 2014).

The Social Construction of Scientific Facts

Background: One of my main interests has been the constructionist sociology of science, from the late 1960s by reading Kuhn (1962) and Fell (1960). 1,734 more words

Sociology Of Science

Repair Work in the Sociology of Science

In The Social Construction of Housing Facts I kept close to Latour and Woolgar’s approach in Laboratory Life: the social construction of scientific facts (1979). I considered using some of Goffman’s concepts to enrich the analysis but decided that it would be wiser to stick to the text of… 757 more words

Sociology Of Science