DescriptionFirst English language collection of the writing of French social critic, Paul Virilio. This volume represents his most important work, including five new translations and an exclusive interview with Virlio conducted by the editor reflecting the diverse career of this great social commentator on life in the late twentieth century.
Introduction by James Der Derian.
1. Interview: Is the Author Dead?.
2. Military Space.
3. The Suicidal State.
4. The State of Emergency.
5. The Critical Space.
6. The Strategy Beyond.
7. A Travelling Shot Over Eighty Years.
8. Polar Inertia.
9. The Vision Machine.
10. The Art of the Motor.
11. The Desert Screen.
12. Continental Drift.
A Select Bibliography of Works by Paul Virilio.
* Contains an exclusive interview between the editor and Virilio conducted in a Paris cafe.
* First English language compilation of this French writer whose original thinking transcended conventional wisdom in world politics and the impact of media and technology on everyday life.