Philosophy Today

Volume 63, Issue 4, Fall 2019

New Concepts for Materialism

Mirko Nikolić, Sam Skinner
Pages 887-901


This essay discusses notions of community, commoning, and assemblage, in conjunction with new materialist and posthumanist onto-epistemologies and ethico-politics. The analysis is situated within, and applied to, current debates in ecological and community-oriented art, curating, and activism. The essay concludes with an articulation of what a “community of material-discursive commoning” may be constituted by, through, and with.