The Assemblage and the Intellectual-as-Hero
What is the role of the engaged intellectual in assemblage theory? In addition to being a partisan for assemblage theory, against other forms of organizing and presenting knowledge, in the trench warfare of post-positivist methods, what responsibilities does a particular attentiveness to a flattened ontology imply for writers, scholars and activists? Assemblage theory poses a fundamental challenge to our current model of intellectual-as-hero precisely because of its more distributed sense of agency.
KeywordsFundamental Challenge Public Intellectual Ivory Tower Public Philosopher Coherent Object
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