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Acceleration Aesthetics

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Shaviro, S. (2015). Acceleration Aesthetics. In Shaviro, S. No Speed Limit: Three Essays on Accelerationism. University Of Minnesota Press, pp. 25-40

(noun) in philosophy: a property (as redness) considered apart from things having the property; individual instances of subjective, conscious experience

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argue that aesthetic experience--or what they more often call inner sensation, or the experience of "qualia", or "consciousness" tout court--doesn't really exist

on analytic philosophy

—p.27 by Steven Shaviro
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3 years, 3 months ago

argue that aesthetic experience--or what they more often call inner sensation, or the experience of "qualia", or "consciousness" tout court--doesn't really exist

on analytic philosophy

—p.27 by Steven Shaviro
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3 years, 3 months ago

(verb) to destroy completely; wipe out / (verb) to pull up by the root / (verb) to cut out by surgery

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this ubiquitous aestheticization is also a radical extirpation of the aesthetic

quite poetic

—p.30 by Steven Shaviro
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3 years, 3 months ago

this ubiquitous aestheticization is also a radical extirpation of the aesthetic

quite poetic

—p.30 by Steven Shaviro
notable
3 years, 3 months ago
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Aesthetic accelerationism, unlike the politico-economic kind, does not claim any efficiency for its own operations. It revels in depicting situations where the worst depredations of capitalism have come to pass, and where people are not only unable to change things but are even unable to imagine trying to change things. This is capitalist realism in full effect. [...]

after a passage on Paolo Bacigalupi's story The People of Sand and Slug (post-apocalypse)

—p.39 by Steven Shaviro 3 years, 3 months ago

Aesthetic accelerationism, unlike the politico-economic kind, does not claim any efficiency for its own operations. It revels in depicting situations where the worst depredations of capitalism have come to pass, and where people are not only unable to change things but are even unable to imagine trying to change things. This is capitalist realism in full effect. [...]

after a passage on Paolo Bacigalupi's story The People of Sand and Slug (post-apocalypse)

—p.39 by Steven Shaviro 3 years, 3 months ago