Waste: A Philosophy of Things


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Why are people so interested in what they and others throw away? This book shows how this interest in what we discard is far from new - it is integral to how we make, build and describe our lived environment. As this wide-ranging new study reveals, waste has been a polarizing topic for millennia and has been treated as a rich resource by artists, writers, philosophers and architects. Drawing on the works of Giorgio Agamben, T.S. Eliot, Jacques Derrida, Martin Heidegger, James Joyce, Bruno Latour and many others, ...

Waste: A Philosophy of Things 2015, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781474267366


Waste: A Philosophy of Things 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472527578