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The Wire: A New Kind of Human: Reading Achille Mbembe
18 Jan 2017 - 10:45
"In his piece, ‘The age of humanism is ending,’ Achille Mbembe draws upon the emerging trends in world politics and economy to draw a dystopic idea of a post-human world where older forms of political systems and the idea of the human subject are going to be taken over by xenophobic war and the rationally hollow consumerist being of “deadly passions”. Two scholars, Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee and Anil Persaud, critically discuss and evaluate this view, introducing their own concerns."