Continuing with a series of bonus chapters to General Intellects, McKenzie Wark looks at Yves Citton's work on the ecology of attention. Given the what can only be described as the media shitshow of recent times, an ecology of attention might be a good thing to which to pay some attention.
Timpanaro launches a polemic against the two major tendences of post-war Western Marxism — Frankfurt School critical theory and Althusserian structuralism — and a defense of the late Engels in an effort to reunite historical materialism with a materialism of the natural sciences, inspired by the writings of Giacomo Leopardi.
In this interview with Nicolas Truong, philosopher and writer Frédéric Gros analyses how walking can take on a political meaning. Whether individual or collective, the march is the mode of popular expression par excellence.
Louis Althusser did not often given television interviews. A rare exception was his April 1980 appearance on the Italian Radio Television (RAI) program Multimedia Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences. Below is a transcript of his conversation with host Renato Parascandolo, translated by Ron Salaj.