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  1. Anthropocene Poetics
    How poetry can help us think about and live in the Anthropocene by reframing our intimate relationship with geological time  The Anthropocene describes how humanity has radically intruded into deep time, the vast timescales that... Learn More
    Published: 12th February 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
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  2. Dialogues on the Human Ape

    Dialogues on the Human Ape

    Written by Laurent Dubreuil and Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    A primatologist and a humanist together explore the meaning of being a \u201chuman animal\u201dHumanness is typically defined by our capacity for language and abstract thinking. Yet decades of research led by the primatologist... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
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  3. Elements of a Philosophy of Technology
    The first philosophy of technology, constructing humans as technological and technology as an underpinning of all culture Ernst Kapp was a foundational scholar in the fields of media theory and philosophy of technology. His 1877... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2018
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  4. Biology in the Grid
    How grids paved the way for our biological understanding of organisms As one of the most visual sciences, biology has an aesthetic dimension that lends force and persuasion to scientific arguments: how things are arranged on a... Learn More
    Published: 19th October 2018
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  5. Neurotechnology and the End of Finitude
    A bold philosophical investigation into technology and the limits of the human A daring, original work of philosophical speculation, Neurotechnology and the End of Finitude mounts a sustained investigation into the possibility... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2018
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  6. Life

    Life

    A Modern Invention

    Written by Davide Tarizzo, Translated by Mark William Epstein

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    The word \u201cbiology\u201d was first used to describe the scientific study of life in 1802, and as Davide Tarizzo demonstrates in his reconstruction of the genealogy of the concept of life, our understanding of what being alive... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2017
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  7. Bioaesthetics
    In recent years, bioaesthetics has used the latest discoveries in evolutionary studies and neuroscience to provide new ways of looking at art and aesthetics. Carsten Strathausen\u2019s remarkable exploration of this emerging field... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2017
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  8. Creaturely Love
    To our modern ears the word \u201ccreature\u201d has wild, musky, even monstrous, connotations. And yet the terms \u201ccreaturely\u201d and \u201clove,\u201d taken together, have traditionally been associated with theological... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2017
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  9. Matters of Care
    To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, Mar\u00eda Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
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  10. Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast
    In what senses do animals, plants, and minerals \u201cwrite\u201d? How does their \u201cwriting\u201d mark our livesour past, present, and future? Addressing such questions with an exhilarating blend of creative flair and theoretical... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2017
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  11. Fuel

    Fuel

    A Speculative Dictionary

    By Karen Pinkus

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    Fuel is an idiosyncratic, speculative dictionary of fuels, real and imagined, historical and futuristic, hopeless and utopian. Drawing on literature, film, and scientific treatises—most produced long before \u201cclimate... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2016
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  12. What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

    What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

    Written by Vinciane Despret, Translated by Brett Buchanan

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    \u201cYou are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don\u2019t mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2016
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  13. Manifestly Haraway

    Manifestly Haraway

    Written by Donna J. Haraway, Preface by Cary Wolfe

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    Electrifying, provocative, and controversial when first published thirty years ago, Donna Haraway\u2019s \u201cCyborg Manifesto\u201d is even more relevant today, when the divisions that she so eloquently challenges—of human... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2016
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  14. Inanimation

    Inanimation

    Theories of Inorganic Life

    By David Wills

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    Inanimation is the third book by author David Wills to analyze the technology of the human. In Prosthesis, Wills traced our human attachment to external objects back to a necessity within the body itself. In Dorsality, he explored... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2016
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  15. Neofinalism

    Neofinalism

    Translated by Alyosha Ruyer, Written by Raymond Ruyer

    Series Posthumanities

    University of Minnesota Press

    Although little known today, Raymond Ruyer was a post–World War II French philosopher whose works and ideas were significant influences on major thinkers, including Deleuze, Guattari, and Simondon. With the publication of... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2016
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  16. All Thoughts Are Equal
    All Thoughts Are Equal is both an introduction to the work of French philosopher Fran\u00e7ois Laruelle and an exercise in nonhuman thinking. For Laruelle, standard forms of philosophy continue to dominate our models of what counts... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2015
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