antihumanism


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antihumanism

(ˌæntɪˈhjuːmənɪzəm)
n
opposition to humanism
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These films, if handled attentively, provided prime material with which to critique the unenlightened antihumanism of capitalism and imply a contrast with Soviet culture by defining it in terms of what it was not: divided, corrupt, exploitative, soulless, and cynical.
In fact, this antihumanism follows directly on Renaissance humanism's secularizing project, or more precisely, its discovery of the plane of immanence ' (Hardt and Negri, 2000: 91).
The third aspect of Kittler's thought is his engagement with Heidegger's antihumanism.
Puritan irrationalism and antihumanism, two main instruments used to attack human reason and, by extension, the whole Enlightenment paradigm, may be the first step to explaining Puritan religious authoritarianism.
Zimmerman, Andrew, Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001).
Posthumanism, Transhumanism, Antihumanism, Metahumanism, and New Materialisms: Differences and Relations.
Rubini provides a detailed account of Grassi's efforts to enlist his teacher Martin Heidegger in the cause, a move that failed miserably when Heidegger delivered his famous "Letter on Humanism," commonly seen as a manifesto of antihumanism directed against Sartre and the French existentialists.
The environmental movement is also riddled with antihumanism.
The Taliban remains a lacerating memory of antihumanism, as does the Stalinist terror in the former of Soviet Union.
As Rosi Braidotti writes: "Posthumanism is the historical moment that marks the end of the opposition between Humanism and antihumanism and traces a different discursive framework, looking more affirmatively towards new alternatives" (2013, 37).
22) The experimental procedure portrayed in this episode bears strong similarities to the antihumanism of Doblin's programmatic aesthetic essays such as "An Romanautoren und ihre Kritiker" (1913) and "Der Geist des naturalistischen Zeitalters" (1924).
If most postmodernist critiques of functionalism were fueled by antihumanism, a displacement of the subject and a hotheaded visual combativeness--think of deconstructivism's affinity for fragmentation and disorientation--Lacaton and Vassal have never abandoned the idea that architecture is necessarily about inhabitation, the rhythms of bodies and space.