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Paul Virilio is one of the most significant and stimulating French cultural theorists writing today. Increasingly hailed as the 'archaeologist of the future', Virilio is noted for his proclamation that the logic of ever increasing acceleration lies at the heart of the organization and transformation of the contemporary world. The first book to afford a properly critical evaluation of Virilio's cultural theory, it includes an interview with Virilio; a recently translated example of his work; and a select bibliography of his writings. The commissioned contributions by leading cultural and social theorists examine Virilio's work from his early speculations on military and urban space to his current writings on dromology, politics, ne

Virilio and Architecture
Virilio and architecture
NeilLeach

A GROWING NUMBER OF philosophers and cultural theorists of the 20th century have turned their attention to aesthetic questions, and to architectural issues in particular. It is as though there has been an aesthetic turn which parallels and echoes the earlier literary turn. Among these theorists, Paul Virilio stands out ...

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