Unveiling Thomas Moynihan's Spinal Catastrophism: The Spine Considered as Chronogenetic Media Artifact


  • Ekin Erkan


Ontology, Speculative Philosophy, Theory Fiction


A review of Thomas Moynihan's Spinal Catastrophism: A Secret History (2019).

Author Biography

Ekin Erkan

Ekin Erkan studied Film and Media studies student as a graduate student at Columbia University and is currently pursuing post-graduate study in Critical Philosophy under Reza Negarestani's tutelage. Erkan also is a columnist and critic at the art and literature journal AEQAI and, in addition to his work on aesthetics and philosophy of art, Erkan has published writing on François Laruelle's "non-ethics,” AI and creative non-calculation, and post-Deleuzian film theory in peer-reviewed publications including the Cincinnati Romance Review, Chiasma, Alphaville, and Rhizomes. Erkan is also currently working with Giacomo Gilmozzi on Bernard Stiegler's United Nations 2020 World Summit initiative "Internation.World.” Erkan will be publishing a book on the collective closure between net.art, early digital utopianism, and the Marxist-Leninst Turkish hacktivist group Redhack in the Fall of 2019.




How to Cite

Erkan, E. (2019). Unveiling Thomas Moynihan’s Spinal Catastrophism: The Spine Considered as Chronogenetic Media Artifact. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 15(1), 564–571. Retrieved from https://cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/view/813



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