Category Archives: Capitalism

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi: After The Future

Automnomist theorist Franco Berardi poetically explains the concept behind his new book, After The Future. Here he claims that the concept of the future has lost its usefulness. Directed by Gary Genosko and produced by the Infoscape Centre for the … Continue reading

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Christian Marazzi: “Money, Finance and the Common”

Christian Marazzi: “Money, Finance and the Common” Here’s my notes from last week’s lecture at Queen Marys University (with Discussants: Marina Vishmidt and Marco Sachy). The talk refers an earlier paper on financial entropy that Marazzi originally presented November 18, … Continue reading

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Acclerationism

Notes on Accelerationism Goldsmiths, University of London, 14th September 2010 feat. Mark Fisher, Ray Brassier, Benjamin Noys, Alex Andrews, Nick Srnicek, Alex Williams Introduction (Mark Fisher): Brief introduction to Nick Land’s theory of accelerationism, alluding to Fanged Noumena, his forthcoming … Continue reading

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Contingency, Necessity and the Final Absolute:

Expanding on my summary of Ray Brassier’s Remarks on Subtractive Ontology and Thinking Capital here are some further related observations on aleatory rationalism, drawing on Elie Ayache’s account of how the option ‘science’ of the derivatives trading comes to  hypostasize … Continue reading

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Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi: ‘The Soul At Work: From Alienation to Autonomy’

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi – ‘The Soul At Work: From Alienation to Autonomy’ Tuesday 2nd March 2010, 6-8pm Goldsmith’s Thankyou for this invitation to discuss news paths of research, the chaosmotic order of subjectivation. My book The Soul At Work: From … Continue reading

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Brassier: Capital and the Incompressible

Here is my exegesis of Ray Brassier’s compelling conjectural reversal that moves from thinking Capital to the bold conclusion that Capital thinks. In his text ‘Nihil Unbound: Remarks on Subtractive Ontology and Thinking Capital’ he grapples with how it might … Continue reading

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On The Idea of Communism

Here is the speedy write-up of my notes from the three-day conference on The Idea of Communism, hosted by Slavoj Žižek at Birkbeck College, which included Judith Balso, Alain Badiou, Bruno Bosteels, Terry Eagleton, Peter Hallward, Michael Hardt, Toni Negri, … Continue reading

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