About the Author

André Gorz (1923–2007), also known by his pen name Michel Bosquet, was an Austrian-French social philosopher. He was the editor of Les Temps modernes and cofounded Le Nouvel Observateur, a leftist weekly. His other books include Socialism and Revolution, Farewell to the Working Class, and Ecologica, the last also published by Seagull Books.  Chris Turner is a writer and translator who lives in Birmingham, England.