Person of the Year 2006: You!

On: December 18, 2006
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About Jan Simons
Associate Professor New Media at the Dept. of Media Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam.


Person of the Year: You

Yes, you. You control the Information Age. Welcome to your world.

By Lev Grossman

The “Great Man” theory of history is usually attributed to the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle, who wrote that “the history of the world is but the biography of great men.” He believed that it is the few, the powerful and the famous who shape our collective destiny as a species. That theory took a serious beating this year. (more)

Deleuze’s ‘dividual subject’ has finally made it.

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