32 | Resonance: A Sociology of Our Relationship to the World (Book Review)

44m | May 17, 2023

In this episode of The Craft, Carter and Colby discuss Hartmut Rosa’s Resonance: A Sociology of our Relationship to the World. The discussion begins by establishing Rosa’s concepts of alienation and acceleration. As modernity compresses more into less time, we begin to approach the world as silent, mute to our experience. The alternative to alienation is resonance, which Rosa explains along sociological and philosophical lines. After exploring the theory, their discussion pivots to how these concepts are manifested in the creative life. They also explore how considerations of resonance might help develop a more holistic approach to artistic pursuits. 

Alienation and Acceleration: Towards a Critical Theory of Late-Modern Temporality 

Resonance: A Sociology of Our Relationship to the World

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