Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Best Book Award, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association Award
  • Co-Winner, 2009 James Willard Hurst Prize, Law and Society Association
  • Co-Winner, 2009 Lillian Smith Book Awards, Southern Regional Council, University of Georgia Libraries and DeKalb County Public Library/Georgia Center for the Book
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene