Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3023: Entangled Life: Radical Democracy in Theory

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Bennett, J. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things, (Duke University Press: 2010).

Bergson, H. Creative Evolution, (United States: Random House, 1944).

Bergson, H. Matter and Memory (Mineola: Dover Publications, 2004, [1908]).

Connolly, W. A World of Becoming, (Duke University Press: 2010).

Coole, D., Frost, S., (Eds) 2010. New Materialisms: Ontology, Agency and Politics. (Duke University Press: Durham).

Deleuze, G. Guattari, F. 2004, A Thousand Plateaus, Continuum, London

Deleuze, G.  2006. Bergsonism. (Zone Books: New York).

Friedrich Nietzsche, 2006, On the Genealogy of Morality, (Cambridge University Press)

Prigogine, I. Stengers, I. Order Out of Chaos, Mans New Dialogue With Nature, (Flamingo, Harper Collins, London: 1985).

Smith, J. Jenks, C. Qualitative Complexity: Ecology, Cognitive Processes and the Re-Emergence of

Structures in Post Humanist Social Theory (Routledge, Oxon: 2006).

Sheldrake, M. 2021. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make our Worlds

Sara Ahmed, 2004, The Cultural Politics of Emotion Edinburgh University Press

Tsing, A., 2021. The Mushroom at the End of the World.

DeLanda, M, 2011A New Philosophy of Society: Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity Continuum

Stuart Kaufman, 1996. At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self Organisation and Complexity Oxford University Press