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Bruno Latour - Modernity is at its end

There are no more revolutions in store to impel a continued forward flight. There are so many hybrids that no one knows any longer how to lodge them in the old promised land of modernity. 13 more words

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Bruno Latour - God becomes possible again after modernity

Do we need to add that the crossed-out God, in this new Constitution, turns out to be liberated from the unworthy position to which He had been relegated? 37 more words

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Bruno Latour - Science as a form of politics

Yes, science is indeed politics pursued by other means, means that are powerful only because they remain radically other. (Bruno Latour, We Have Never Been Modern, p.111)

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Bruno Latour - Relativism as a means to connect to the other

If the question of relativism is insoluble, relativist relativism – or, to put it more elegantly, relationism – presents no difficulty in principle. If we cease to be completely modern, relationism will become one of the essential resources for relating the collectives that will no longer be targets for modernization. 27 more words

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Bruno Latour - Two symptoms of the moderns' need to eliminate the other

Historical reconstruction and archaism are two symptoms of the moderns’ incapacity to eliminate what they nevertheless have to eliminate in order to retain the impression that time passes. 8 more words

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Bruno Latour - Postmodernity is a symptom, not a solution

As always, however, postmodernism is a symptom, not a solution. The postmoderns retain the modern framework but disperse the elements that the modernizers grouped together in a well-ordered cluster. 128 more words

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