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Pure War (Semiotext(e) / Foreign Agents) Paperback – October 1, 1998

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About the Author

Paul Virilio has published twenty-five books, including Pure War (1988) (his first in English) and The Accident of Art (2005), both written with Sylvère Lotringer, as well as Speed and Politics and Lost Dimension, all published by Semiotext(e).

Sylvère Lotringer, general editor of Semiotext(e), lives in New York and Baja, California. He is the author of Overexposed: Perverting Perversions (Semiotext(e), 2007).

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Product Details

  • Series: Semiotext(e) / Foreign Agents
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Semiotext(e); Revised edition (October 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1570270783
  • ISBN-13: 978-1570270789
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 4.6 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.3 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,887,071 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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20 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Peter McMahon on June 14, 2000
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I think Virilio is one of the century's genuine original thinkers. More specifically, his thesis about speed and chrono-politics is a key explanation of the basic transformation of society under pressure from technology. Of course he is all over the place and hardly rigorous, but his shere intelligence makes him a 'must read' in my view. His ideas inspire more than educate, but he is worth paying attention to in a world of charlatans passing themselves off as intellectuals. Read, think and understand.
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