Paves the Way to Political Impotence: A Reply to Daniel Miller's Critique of the Laws of the Markets," Economic Sociology: European Electronic Newsletter 6(2): 3-20.
(2005) Accounting for e-commerce: Abstractions, virtualism
and the cultural circuit of capital.
He's acquainted with the messy rigor required of the visual arts, nowadays obscured if not given short shrift by conceptualism or what may be called virtualism
: As long as the concept is fancy, ponderous or tendentious, it should pass for art, if not in outright faux dimensions, at least in disingenuous virtual terms.
Although it was adapted for theatre in 1913, as Lindsay, Hugo Munsterberg and Leo Tolstoy (amongst others) recognised, stage magic was already surpassed by cinema's ability to conjure, rendering technological legerdemain invisible in the sheer virtualism
of the trick itself.
Into this imagined virtualism
of saving a live through the provision of AIDS treatment, a Western individual (male or female) steps in to assume the masculine role.
Penny, "Privacy and the New Virtualism
," Yale Journal of Law & Technology, vol.
Instead of reifying (or essentializing) the real (realism) or the virtual (virtualism
), the monism of virtualization ceaselessly challenges any uncritical, sterile and vicious attempt to desperately bring analysis to a fixed point.
, governance, and practice; vision and execution in environmental conservation.
Penney, Article, Privacy and the New Virtualism
, 10 YALE J.
: A New Political Economy, Oxford, Berg, 1998, p.