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Joseph Pomp

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startquoteI am acquiring books that break new ground in politics, critical theory, and cultural studies as well as those that offer original viewpoints on current events. I have recently signed authors writing about Chinese natural resource extraction in Africa, op-ed journalism and the novel in Spain, and the virtues of being wrong. In all fields, I look for projects tackling political and philosophical questions with an international perspective. In critical theory, I seek works both new and old that have yet to appear in English. Before joining HUP as an editor, I completed a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a secondary field in Critical Media Practice.endquote

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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