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Description - Polar Inertia by Paul Virilio

'If you've ever felt like we're going nowhere fast, and you'd like to know why - preferably sometime before you die - read this book' - James Der Derian, Brown University and UMASS/Amherst Examining how the 'here and now' of space, territory, the body, are being redefined by new technologies and how this undoes simplistic versions of the globalization thesis, Paul Virilio demonstrates how technology has made inertia the defining condition of modernity. An instantaneous present has replaced space and the sovereignty of territory; everything happens without the need to go anywhere.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761958031
ISBN-10: 0761958037
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 5mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Virilio

Paul Virilio is President Ecoloe Speciale d'Architecture, and author of Open Sky (verao); Art of the Motor (BFI); War and Cinema (Verso), amongst others.

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