Reza Negarestani is a philosopher. He has lectured and taught at numerous international schools and institutes. His current project is focused on renewed philosophies of rationalism, their procedures, and their demands for special forms of human conduct. He is the author of Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials
(re.press, 2008). His latest book, Intelligence and Spirit
(Urbanomic / Sequence Press, 2018), is focused on the philosophy of intelligence at the intersection between philosophy of mind, German Idealism, cognitive sciences, and theoretical computer science. He is currently directing the Critical Philosophy program at the New Centre for Research and Practice.