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Collapse: Philosophical Research and Development 4 (2008)

by Robin James Mackay

Other authors: Kristen Alvanson (Contributor), Dinos Chapman (Contributor), Jake Chapman (Contributor), Ian Hamilton Grant (Contributor), Graham Harman (Contributor)14 more, Michel Houellebecq (Contributor), Oleg Kulik (Contributor), Thomas Ligotti (Contributor), Quentin Meillassoux (Contributor), China Miéville (Contributor), Reza Negarestani (Contributor), Benjamin Noys (Contributor), Rafani (Contributor), Steven Shearer (Contributor), George Sieg (Contributor), Eugene Thacker (Contributor), Keith Tilford (Contributor), Todosch (Contributor), James Trafford (Contributor)

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    The Conspiracy against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horror by Thomas Ligotti (arnzen)
    arnzen: Collapse IV (a ltd. edition literary journal) includes an early excerpt from Ligotti's book "The Conspiracy Against the Human Race" alongside articles of a similar philosophical nature. The essay in Collapse is intercut with an artistic photogallery of dead monkeys, which adds to the reading experience in a stunning way (and I wish they would have used one of these on the cover of the Hippocampus book...which otherwise is excellent).… (more)
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Robin James Mackayprimary authorall editionscalculated
Alvanson, KristenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chapman, DinosContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chapman, JakeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, Ian HamiltonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harman, GrahamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Houellebecq, MichelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kulik, OlegContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ligotti, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meillassoux, QuentinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miéville, ChinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Negarestani, RezaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Noys, BenjaminContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
RafaniContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shearer, StevenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sieg, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thacker, EugeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tilford, KeithContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Collapse IV features a series of investigations by philosophers, writers and artists into Concept Horror. Contributors address the existential, aesthetic, theological and political dimensions of horror, interrogate its peculiar affinity with philosophical thought, and uncover the horrors that may lie in wait for those who pursue rational thought beyond the bounds of the reasonable. This unique volume continues Collapse's pursuit of indisciplinary miscegenation, the wide-ranging contributions interacting to produce common themes and suggestive connections. In the process a rich and compelling case emerges for the intimate bond between horror and philosophical thought.
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