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Inclined plans: on the mechanics of modern futures

Giraudeau, Martin (2016) Inclined plans: on the mechanics of modern futures. In: Latour, Bruno and Leclerc, Christophe, (eds.) Reset Modernity! MIT Press and ZKM, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 286-292. ISBN 9780262034593

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Abstract

Modernity has had so many meanings and tries to combine so many contradictory sets of attitudes and values that it has become impossible to use it to define the future. It has ended up crashing like an overloaded computer. Hence the idea is that modernity might need a sort of reset. Not a clean break, not a “tabula rasa,” not another iconoclastic gesture, but rather a restart of the complicated programs that have been accumulated, over the course of history, in what is often called the “modernist project.” This operation has become all the more urgent now that the ecological mutation is forcing us to reorient ourselves toward an experience of the material world for which we don’t seem to have good recording devices.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: https://mitpress.mit.edu/
Additional Information: © 2016 MIT Press
Divisions: Accounting
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Sets: Departments > Accounting
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2017 13:21
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 02:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74120

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