Phil Knight
Phil Knight

Phil Knight is a professional engineer who may well have built and installed the escalator you are standing on as you read this from your tablet.
One day, while watching a batch of diesel engines travel along a production line, he had an epiphany regarding the sheer implausibility of Western civilisation, and undertook to use the methodical strategies of the engineer to disassemble the unacknowledged presumptions and conventions that underpin how our Faustian society is constructed.
Though a disbeliever in contemporary notions of progress, he does concede that oven chips have improved immensely over the last 25 years or so.


Books by Phil Knight

Strangled

Identity, Status, Structure and The Stranglers

Jan 2015

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

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