Person of the Year 2006: You!
On: December 18, 2006
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.