Vi har aldrig været politiske! – Bruno Latours politiske filosofi og nonmodernitet

Casper Andersen, Kristian Hvidtfeldt Nielsen
2018 Slagmark  
This article analyses the political philosophy of Bruno Latour in light of his theory on non-modernity and his studies of technoscience. Drawing primarily on the most explicitly political manifestations of Latour's work (Politics of nature, We have never been modern and the exhibition Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy) the article demonstrates the ways in which Latour's philosophical and political agendas are deeply interconnected. It is shown that according to Latour the pressing
more » ... olitical concerns that confront the world today are caused by hybrids of science and politics, and that addressing these concerns requires a new political philosophy doing away with misguided dichotomies between Nature and Society, and between facts and values. By analysing Latour as a political philosopher, the article sheds light on what political insights may be drawn from ANT and more generally from STS studies.
doi:10.7146/sl.v0i59.104736 fatcat:sknfyl33wjfcnpfgkpknnsqbbm