A Response to The Spirit Level

This is the full text of a talk I gave at the Demos  institute in Ghent in 2010, alongside Richard Wilkinson, one of the authors of The Spirit LevelIt is a sort of response to that very important text although it goes into a very different philosophical register. I don’t think the organisers or Richard expected me to start banging on about Simondon. Ah well – you pays your money and you takes your choice…it’s pretty long so I’m just going to link to the pdf  here, so anyone who wants to can download it easily. Right – here it is: Spirit level