We Are Not From Here, Thacker on Ligotti

We Are Not From Here, Thacker on Ligotti

http://www.metamute.org/editorial/occultural-studies-column/we-are-not-here

“It is tempting to include others under this rubric of ecstatic pessimism: Ray Brassier, who also provides the Foreword to Conspiracy, and whose work engages with the philosophy of science; Reza Negarestani, whose work charts a path between horror and mathematics; and my own recent writing, which has been increasingly drawn to the aphorism. See Brassier’s book Nihil Unbound; Negarestani’s Cyclonopedia and his recent work ‘The Non-Trivial Goat’ (http://issueprojectroom.org/drupal/event/reza-nega…); and my piece ‘Cosmic Pessimism’ (http://continentcontinent.cc/index.php/continent/a…).”

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