Pure War. Paul Virilio & Sylvère Lotringer. Semiotext(E) () Pure and Impure in the Philosophy of Giorgio Duschinsky – – Telos: . A Review Play on Paul Virilio/ I Sylvere Lotringer,. Pure War. SILVIA FEDERICI. GEORGE CAFFENTZIS. The following is the transcript of a tape we received. 13 Feb According to Paul Virilio, a man who knows more about the military apparatus than most men We’re in a state of Pure War more specifically.

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He believed the growth of technology, namely televisionseparates us directly from the events of real space and real time. Gavin Reeve – – Philosophy 45 Ben Gwalchmai rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Faculty page at European Graduate School.

Find it on Scholar. In this dazzling dialogue with Sylvere Lotringer, Paul Virilio for the first time displayed the whole range of his reflections on the effect of speed on our civilization and every one of them has been dramatically confirmed over the years.

Request removal from index. Virilio believed that technology cannot exist without the potential for accidents. Paul Virilio is a cultural theorist and urbanist. RealTV Monotones rated it really liked it Jun 26, The difficulty I will humbly propose is that we have as of yet adapted to the smaller scale that according purf Virilio we actually prefer I say we, I mean the military.


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Kierkegaard on the Problems of Pure Irony. Dromos is an Ancient Greek noun for race or racetrack, which Virilio applied the activity of racing Virilio This I think can also be tied back to speed. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Feb 18, Greg Ng rated it it was amazing Apr virilo, Want to Read saving…. What is the next scale? Science Logic and Mathematics.

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Their criticism consists of a series of quotes often wzr from Virilio’s works, and virliio explanations of how Vilirio confuses basic physics concepts and abuses scientific terminology, to the point of absurdity. This book is not vkrilio featured on Listopia. Like some other cultural theorists, he rejects labels – including ‘cultural theorist’ – yet he has been linked by others with post-structuralism and postmodernism.

This interview presented in an updated edition presents virtually all of the major concepts in Virilio’s work: Karl Marx[1] Guy Debord [2]. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Although the negative aspects of the military capitalism that Virilio describes cannot be denied, capitalism as Douglas Kellner and others have noted has also emerged in less lethal and more decentralized forms, with both positive and negative potential.


What happens when politics gives way to transpolitics, the mutual implosion of all categories Baudrillard. After being conscripted into the army during the Algerian war of independenceVirilio attended lectures in phenomenology by Maurice Merleau-Ponty at puure Sorbonne.

With the advent of technoscience, war has shifted from an evental confrontation to an infinite preparation logisticswxr infinite deployment of resources at the steady impoverishment of civil society.

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The small scale catastrophe happens on two levels. Randall rated it it was ok Nov 12, No trivia or quizzes yet.

After having been a longtime resident of the city of Paris, he moved to La Rochelle. Brad Frazier – – Journal of Religious Ethics 32 3: This text is absolutely crucial for anyone interested in understanding the contemporary global situat It’s my conviction that Paul Virilio is the most wag theorist writing today.