Bruno Latour: Hybrid Thoughts in a Hybrid World (Key Sociologists)

Bruno Latour: Hybrid Thoughts in a Hybrid World (Key Sociologists)

Anders Blok

French sociologist and thinker, Bruno Latour, is without doubt one of the most important and artistic thinkers of the final many years. Bruno Latour: Hybrid innovations in a Hybrid World is the 1st entire and obtainable English-language creation to this multi-faceted paintings. The e-book specializes in middle Latourian themes:

• contribution to technological know-how stories (STS – technological know-how, expertise & Society)

• philosophical method of the increase and fall of modernity

• cutting edge concepts on politics, nature, and ecology

• contribution to the department of sociology often called ANT – Actor-Network Theory.

With ANT, Latour has pioneered an method of socio-cultural research equipped at the suggestion that social lifestyles arises in advanced networks of actants – humans, issues, rules, norms, applied sciences, and so forth – influencing one another in dynamic methods. This ebook explores how Latour is helping us make feel of the altering interrelations of technological know-how, know-how, society, nature, and politics past modernity.

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