Brian Massumi  

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Brian Massumi (born 1956) is a Canadian social theorist. Massumi's research spans the fields of art, architecture, political theory, cultural studies and philosophy. He received his Ph.D in French Literature from Yale University in 1987. He is also known for English-language translations of recent French philosophy, including Jean-François Lyotard's The Postmodern Condition (with Geoffrey Bennington), Jacques Attali's Noise and Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus.

Works as author

  • A User's Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Deviations from Deleuze and Guattari (MIT Press, 1992) (ISBN 0262631431)
  • First and Last Emperors: The Absolute State and the Body of the Despot (with Kenneth Dean ; Autonomedia, 1993) (ISBN 0936756772)
  • Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (Duke University Press, 2002) (ISBN 0822328976)
  • Semblance and Event: Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts (MIT Press, 2011) (ISBN 0262134918)

Work as editor

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