Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2061: Order out of Chaos: Radical Democracy in Theory

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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).

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

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