Imaging space as always in process, as never a closed system, resonates with an increasingly vocal insistence within political discourses on the genuine openness of the future. It is an insistence founded in an attempt to escape the inexorability which so frequently characterises the grand narratives related by modernity.
The frameworks of Progress, of Development and of Modernisation, and the succession of modes of production elaborated within Marxism, all propose scenarios in which the genral directions of history, including the future, are known...There was always non the less a background conviction about the direction in which history was moving. 引自 opening propositions - Which is rejected here by and large.
- Which is rejected here by and large.