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Vibrant matter

Jane Bennett

Vibrant matter

a political ecology of things

by Jane Bennett

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Political aspects,
  • Human ecology -- Philosophy,
  • Environmentalism -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJane Bennett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF21 .B465 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23725236M
    ISBN 109780822346197, 9780822346333
    LC Control Number2009037177

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Bennett argues that political theory needs to do a better job of recognizing the active participation of nonhuman forces in events/5. “Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter is an admirable book for at least three reasons.

First, it is wonderfully written in a comfortable personal style, which is rare enough for academic books. Second, Bennett makes an explicit break with the timeworn dogmas of postmodernist academia The third point/5(37). In Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things, she explores the role of inanimate bodies and how humans interact with them.

Vibrant Matter serves as Bennett’s manifesto for the /5(4). In Vibrant Matter the political theorist Jane Bennett, renowned for her work on nature, ethics, and affect, shifts her focus from the human experience of things to things themselves.

Bennett argues that political theory needs to do a better job of recognizing the active participation of nonhuman forces in events. Notes from Vibrant Matter Below are a bunch of excerpts from Bennett, organized along some themes for future writing/thinking/rereading.

Vitality: “the capacity of things—edibles, commodities, storms, metals—not only to impede or block the will and designs of humans, but also to act as quasi agents or forces with trajectories, propensities, or tendencies of their own. “Vibrant Matter Vibrant matter book a fascinating, lucid, and powerful book of political theory.

By focusing on the ‘thing-side of affect,’ Jane Bennett seeks to broaden and transform our sense of care in relation to the world of humans, non-human life, and things. "Vibrant Matter is a fascinating, lucid, and powerful book of political theory. By focusing on the 'thing-side of affect, ' Jane Bennett seeks to broaden and transform our sense of care in relation to the world of humans, non-human life, and things/5(31).

"Vibrant Matter" may frustrate readers looking for step-by-step instructions for a 'political ecology' -- but if readers want a fantastic book to think with, a book that piques philosophical imagination and merges it with ecology, then "Vibrant Matter" is it/5(32).

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“Vibrant Matter is a fascinating, lucid, and powerful book of political theory. By focusing on the ‘thing-side of affect,’ Jane Bennett seeks to broaden and transform our sense of care in relation to the world of humans, non-human life, and : Duke University Press.

Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter is an important work, linking critical movements in recent Continental philosophy, namely a vitalist tradition that runs from Bergson to Deleuze and even, on Bennett’s reading, Bruno Latour, with a “political ecology of things” that should speak to anyone conscious enough to be aware of the devastating changes underway in the world.

"Vibrant Matter" may frustrate readers looking for step-by-step instructions for a 'political ecology' -- but if readers want a fantastic book to think with, a book that piques philosophical imagination and merges it with ecology, then "Vibrant Matter" is it/5(28). Vibrant Matter Book Summary: In Vibrant Matter the political theorist Jane Bennett, renowned for her work on nature, ethics, and affect, shifts her focus from the human experience of things to things themselves.

Bennett argues that political theory needs to do a better job of recognizing the active participation of nonhuman forces in events. "Jane Bennett's Vibrant Matter is an important work, linking critical movements in recent continental philosophy, namely a vitalist tradition that runs from Bergson to Deleuze and even, on Bennett's reading, to Bruno Latour, and (on the other hand) a 'political ecology of things' that should speak to anyone conscious enough to be aware of the devastating changes /5().

Vibrant Matter is a lucid and compelling account of how materiality, too often considered as an inert substance, can be rethought as a plethora of things that form assemblages of human and nonhuman actors (or actants, to use the term Bennett takes from Bruno Latour).

When humans are but one force in a potentially unbounded network of forces, everyday phenomena no. "Vibrant Matter is a fascinating, lucid, and powerful book of political theory.

By focusing on the 'thing-side of affect, ' Jane Bennett seeks to broaden and transform our sense of care in relation to the world of humans, non-human life, and things/5(30). However, in modern philosophy there is a new trend that is bringing the importance of objects and matter back into our focus.

In a new book by Jane Bennett "Vibrant Matter-- a political ecology of things" one such position is t claims that her ambition is to develop a positive ontology of 'matter as vibrant', and to dismantle the divisions between the binaries life/matter.

Bennett's book is speculative and picaresque, but absolutely rigorous and totally genuine. "Vibrant Matter" may frustrate readers looking for step-by-step instructions for a 'political ecology' -- but if readers want a fantastic book to think with, a book that piques philosophical imagination and merges it with ecology, then "Vibrant Matter" is it/5(29).

The political project of the book. is, to put it most ambitiously, to en­ courage more intelligent and sustainable engagements with vibrant ~ matter and lively things. A gUidingquestion: How would. poli~ sponses to public problems change were we to t;ke. seriou~y. the vitality.

Of (nonhumaiifbodies. By "vitality" I mean '~dibles File Size: 2MB. Bennett ’ s Vibrant Matter is an excellent entry point into the conversation, but in the form of a subtle provocation rather than an introduction. Eight highly readable chapters rangeAuthor: Nathan Stormer.Books similar to Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things.

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