Nick Srnicek

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Nick Srnicek
Nationality Canadian
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Speculative realism[1]
Main interests
Political philosophy

Nick Srnicek (born 1982) is a Canadian writer and academic. He is currently a lecturer in Digital Economy at King's College London.[2]


Born in 1982,[3] Srnicek took a double major in Psychology and Philosophy[4] before completing an MA at the University of Western Ontario in 2007.[5] He proceeded to a PhD at the London School of Economics, completing his thesis in 2013 on "Representing complexity: the material construction of world politics".[6] He has worked as a Visiting Lecturer at City University and the University of Westminster.[7]

Srnicek is associated with the political theory of accelerationism and a post-scarcity economy.


Critical studies and reviews of Srnicek's work


  1. ^ Bryant, Levi; Harman, Graham; Srnicek, Nick (2011). The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism. Melbourne, Australia: p. 164. ISBN 978-0-9806683-4-6. 
  2. ^ Official page
  3. ^ Katarzyna Piasecka, 'Accelerationism: Tomorrow, we're not going to work!', CafeBabel (Feb. 22, 2016),
  4. ^ Laureano Ralón, ' Interview with Nick Srnicek', Figure/Ground (29 December 2011),
  5. ^ Nick Srnicek, 'Assemblage Theory, Complexity and Contentious Politics: The Political Ontology of Gilles Deleuze' (Unpublished MA thesis, University of Western Ontario, 2007),[permanent dead link].
  6. ^ Nick Srnicek, 'Representing complexity: the material construction of world politics' (unpublished PhD thesis, The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2013).
  7. ^ Katarzyna Piasecka, 'Accelerationism: Tomorrow, we're not going to work!', CafeBabel (Feb. 22, 2016),
  8. ^ Online version is titled "Is there any point to protesting?"

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