• Anthony Oliver

The Ghosts of Place - Dylan Trigg, Jacques Derrida and hauntology: An obsolete culture?

I've long admired and avidly read Dylan Trigg's works. The Aesthetics of Decay was key in my own post-graduate studies of 2008 - an obsession with mechanical entropy.

Here, he looks in on what Derrida in a jovial mood, called hauntology. Itself, a play on ontology and what he saw as the spectre of Marxism.

Ghosts in the machines perhaps?

Puns abound!

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