Fanged Noumena brings together the writings of Nick Land for the first time. During the 1990s Land's unique philosophical work, variously described as 'rabid nihilism', 'mad black deleuzianism' and 'cybergothic', developed perhaps the only rigorous and culturally-engaged escape route out of the malaise of 'continental philosophy' - a route which was implacably blocked by the academy. read more »
No being deserves punishment, we all need healing.
Here is a course of action: harden, worsen, accelerate decadence. Adopt the perspective of active nihilism, exceed the mere recognition-be it depressive or admiring–of the destruction of all values. Become more and more incredulous. Push decadence further still and accept, for instance, to destroy the belief in truth under all its forms. read more »
Dawn marks Nietzsche's first significant confrontation with morality and offers glimpses of many of the signature themes developed in his later works. Here he launches his campaign against traditional morality and democracy, for an aristocratic culture and an immoral free man. read more »
This zine is an excerpt from The Housing Monster by prole.info, including Part Two of the book: “The Construction Site”. We at hearts and fists distro have prepared this zine for your reading and printing (just 12 sheets!) pleasure; please freely redistribute. read more »
The Will to Power, compiled from Nietzsche's originally unpublished notebooks, is one of the most famous books of the past hundred years. The Will to Power represents a stunning selection from Nietzsche's later notebooks, in a topical arrangement that enables the reader to find what Nietzsche wrote on nihilism, art, morality, religion, the theory of knowledge, and whatever else interested him. read more »
Neoliberal Frontiers: An Ethnography of Sovereignty in West Africa (Chicago Studies in Practices of Meaning)Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 23:45.
In Neoliberal Frontiers, Brenda Chalfin presents an ethnographic examination of the day-to-day practices of the officials of Ghana’s Customs Service, exploring the impact of neoliberal restructuring and integration into the global economy on Ghanaian sovereignty.
Alix Shulman has provided a truly elegant collection of Emma Goldman's speeches and writings. Shulman's introductions also display a rare and genuine knowledge of anarchist political thought. In her comments, Kates shows the relevance of Goldman's life and work for the contemporary world. read more »
Break-Out from the Crystal Palace. The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky by John CarrollSubmitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:18.
Before Marcuse and Laing, before Heidegger and Sartre, even before Freud, the way was prepared for the anarcho-psychological critique of economic man, of all codes of ideology or absolute morality, and of scientific habits of mind. read more »
Limited Wants, Unlimited Means: A Reader on Hunter-Gatherer Economics and the Environment (Edited by John Gowdy)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 07:28.
This is another important anthropological text for anarcho-primitivists... Why the fuck are they so deeply in bed with ideas foundationally rooted in colonial and representational practice? Surely there is a better way.
INTRODUCTION: Back to the Future and Forward to the Past
PART I: ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETIES
1. The Original Affluent Society by Marshall Sahlins read more »
An important text for Anarcho-Primitivists (even if anthropology is a colonial mode of knowing and representing the Other).
PART I: Introduction
1. Problems in the Study of Hunters and Gatherers by RICHARD B. LEE AND IRVEN DEVORE
2. The Current Status of the World's Hunting and Gathering Peoples by GEORGE PETER MURDOCK
PART II: Ecology and Economics read more »
This is no ordinary critique of modern civilization. Beyond Geography is clearly a work of brilliance and imagination, a compelling, disturbing, and uncommonly literate exploration of one of mankind's most basic dilemmas. read more »
In this fascinating collection, Jacques Ranciere, one of the world's most important and influential living philosophers, explores the nature of consensus in contemporary politics. read more »
Nietzsche's mature masterpiece, Beyond Good and Evil considers the origins and nature of Judeo-Christian morality; the end of philosophical dogmatism and beginning of perspectivism; the questionable virtues of science and scholarship; liberal democracy, nationalism, and women's emancipation. read more »
“You see in this world there’s two kinds of people my friend: those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.”
-Blondie (from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly ) read more »