Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Universe of Things
By

Rating
Product Details

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction: Whitehead and Speculative Realism 1. Self-Enjoyment and Concern 2. The Actual Volcano 3. The Universe of Things 4. Panpsychism and/or Eliminativism 5. Consequences of Panpsychism 6. Noncorrelational Thought 7. Aisthesis Bibliography Index

About the Author

Steven Shaviro is DeRoy Professor of English at Wayne State University. He is the author of several books, including Without Criteria: Kant, Whitehead, Deleuze, and Aesthetics and Connected, or What It Means to Live in the Network Society (Minnesota, 2003).

Reviews

"Shaviro has done a tremendous service by detailing in clear and precise prose the key tenets and developments of what has come to be known as the 'speculative realist' tradition in contemporary continental philosophy. A standard reference and a useful guide for many years to come."-Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews "Shaviro's summaries of the four Speculative Realists' main doctrines are helpful to beginner and advanced student alike."-TLS "The Universe of Things is the most important monograph yet to address Whitehead's relevance for contemporary philosophy."-Los Angeles Review of Books "As for The Universe of Things, I found it to be extraordinary."-Configurations "An illuminating critical account of the development of speculative realism to date and a significant contribution to speculative realist thought in its own right."-Cultural Critique "Steven Shaviro has long been the most dignified and helpful of Speculative Realism's critics. In this new book, in prose devoid of rancor or backstabbing ambition, he patiently develops the metaphysics of Whitehead into an alternative to the four main strands of Speculative Realism: object-oriented, speculative materialist, vitalist, and scientistic. Shaviro's arguments will interest both the supporters and the detractors of this still young philosophical movement." -Graham Harman, author of Bells and Whistles: More Speculative Realism

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism (PostHumanities (Paperback)) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top