Prince of Networks - Bruno Latour and Metaphysics

Prince of Networks - Bruno Latour and Metaphysics

This book is the first to consider Bruno Latour as a key figure in metaphysics - a title he has sought but rarely received. Latour has long been prominent in the fields of sociology and anthropology, yet the philosophical basis of his work remains little known. While his many admirers are seldom concerned with metaphysical questions, those hermits and outcasts who still pursue 'first philosophy' re generally unfamiliar with Latour. My aim is to bring these two groups into contact by expressing Latourian insights in terms bearing on the basic structure of reality itself...