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Yves Citton, “The Ecology of Attention” (Polity Press, 2017)

Carla Nappi , August 13th, 2018

We are arguably living in the midst of a form of economy where attention has become a key resource and value, labor, class, and currency are being reconfigured…

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Carrie Jenkins, “What Love is: And What it Could Be” (Basic Books, 2017)

Carla Nappi , April 25th, 2017

Carrie Jenkins‘ new book is a model for what public philosophy can be. Beautifully written, thoughtful, and compellingly and carefully argued, What Love Is: And What it Could…

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Steven Shaviro, “The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism” (University of Minnesota Press, 2014)

Carla Nappi , January 16th, 2015

Steven Shaviro‘s new book is a wonderfully engaging study of speculative realism, new materialism, and the ways in which those fields can speak to and be informed by…

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Daniel Cloud, “The Domestication of Language” (Columbia UP, 2014)

Marshall Poe , December 16th, 2014

One of the most puzzling things about humans is their ability to manipulate symbols and create artifacts. Our nearest relatives in the animal kingdom–apes–have only the rudiments of…

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