Graham Harman's work on the metaphysics of objects led to the development of object-oriented ontology. He is a central figure in the speculative realism trend in contemporary philosophy. [Music: Enough Nothing by Gang & Bela Legosi's Dead by Bauhaus]
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Michael Hardt is an American literary theorist, political philosopher and professor of literature at Duke University. His writings explore the new forms of domination in the contemporary world as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them.