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Agency between humanism and posthumanism Latour and his opponents

Kipnis, Andrew


Two articles in the special section on knot-work in this journal (HAU 2014, volume 4, issue 3) take issue with the "posthumanism" of Bruno Latour's Actor Network Theory (ANT). Arguing that Latour's conception of agency undermines critical attitudes toward capitalism, they insist on all-or-nothing, accept or reject attitude toward Latour's work. In this article, I sketch an alternative vantage on questions of nonhuman agency and Latour's oeuvre, which, though critical, is much less polemic....[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory
DOI: 10.14318/hau5.2.004
Access Rights: Open Access


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