Technics and Time: The fault of Epimetheus


Author: Bernard Stiegler
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804730419
Category: Philosophy
Page: 316
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What is a technical object? At the beginning of Western philosophy, Aristotle contrasted beings formed by nature, which had within themselves a beginning of movement and rest, and man-made objects, which did not have the source of their own production within themselves. This book, the first of three volumes, revises the Aristotelian argument and develops an innovative assessment whereby the technical object can be seen as having an essential, distinct temporality and dynamics of its own. The Aristotelian concept persisted, in one form or another, until Marx, who conceived of the possibility of an evolution of technics. Lodged between mechanics and biology, a technical entity became a complex of heterogeneous forces. In a parallel development, while industrialization was in the process of overthrowing the contemporary order of knowledge as well as contemporary social organization, technology was acquiring a new place in philosophical questioning. Philosophy was for the first time faced with a world in which technical expansion was so widespread that science was becoming more and more subject to the field of instrumentality, with its ends determined by the imperatives of economic struggle or war, and with its epistemic status changing accordingly. The power that emerged from this new relation was unleashed in the course of the two world wars. Working his way through the history of the Aristotelian assessment of technics, the author engages the ideas of a wide range of thinkers--Rousseau, Husserl, and Heidegger, the paleo-ontologist Leroi-Gourhan, the anthropologists Vernant and Detienne, the sociologists Weber and Habermas, and the systems analysts Maturana and Varela.

Technics and Time: Disorientation


Author: Bernard Stiegler
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804730121
Category: Philosophy
Page: 267
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Technics and Time 2: Disorientation continues Stiegler's interrogation of prosthetic and ortho-thetic memory in light of the crisis that arises when speed and delay are irreconcilable, the crisis of "human being" itself.

Die Existenzweise technischer Objekte


Author: Gilbert Simondon
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783037341957
Category: Technology
Page: 269
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In dieser wirkmächtigen philosophisch-technologischen Untersuchung stellt sich Gilbert Simondon dem ressentimentgeladenen Ausschluss der technischen Objekte aus der menschlichen Kultur ebenso entgegen wie technokratischen Machbarkeitsvisionen der Herrschaft durch Automaten. Stattdessen plädiert er für die Anerkennung und Reflexion der Existenz eines Kollektivs aus Mensch, offenen technischen Maschinen und Natur. Sein Ansatz vereint die detaillierte Analyse der Funktionsweisen von Motoren, Elektronenröhren oder frühen Computern mit weitreichenden philosophischen Erwägungen. In Auseinandersetzung mit der traditionellen Auffassung von Form und Stoff, dem Evolutionsdenken, Gestalttheorie, Kybernetik, Informationstheorie und Fragen der Gouvernementalität charakterisiert er technisches Denken und technische Existenzweise als Etappe im Werdensprozess von Leben und Denken.

Technics and Time: The fault of Epimetheus


Author: Bernard Stiegler
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804730419
Category: Philosophy
Page: 316
View: 1081

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What is a technical object? At the beginning of Western philosophy, Aristotle contrasted beings formed by nature, which had within themselves a beginning of movement and rest, and man-made objects, which did not have the source of their own production within themselves. This book, the first of three volumes, revises the Aristotelian argument and develops an innovative assessment whereby the technical object can be seen as having an essential, distinct temporality and dynamics of its own. The Aristotelian concept persisted, in one form or another, until Marx, who conceived of the possibility of an evolution of technics. Lodged between mechanics and biology, a technical entity became a complex of heterogeneous forces. In a parallel development, while industrialization was in the process of overthrowing the contemporary order of knowledge as well as contemporary social organization, technology was acquiring a new place in philosophical questioning. Philosophy was for the first time faced with a world in which technical expansion was so widespread that science was becoming more and more subject to the field of instrumentality, with its ends determined by the imperatives of economic struggle or war, and with its epistemic status changing accordingly. The power that emerged from this new relation was unleashed in the course of the two world wars. Working his way through the history of the Aristotelian assessment of technics, the author engages the ideas of a wide range of thinkers--Rousseau, Husserl, and Heidegger, the paleo-ontologist Leroi-Gourhan, the anthropologists Vernant and Detienne, the sociologists Weber and Habermas, and the systems analysts Maturana and Varela.

Choreographing Relations

Practical Philosophy and Contemporary Choreography in the Works of Antonia Baehr, Gilles Deleuze, Juan Dominguez, Félix Guattari, Xavier Le Roy and Eszter Salamon
Author: Petra Sabisch
Publisher: epodium
ISBN: 3940388203
Category: Choreography
Page: 279
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"Choreographing Relations" undertakes the experiment of a conceptual site development of contemporary choreography by means of practical philosophy. Guided by the radically empiricist question "What Can Choreography Do?" the book investigates the performances of Antonia Baehr, Juan Dominguez, Xavier Le Roy, and Eszter Salamon, and the philosophical works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. It establishes a relation between these practitioners as an encounter in method, and develops method as a singular, material and experimental practice. In view of these singular methods and the participatory relations to which they give rise, Choreographing Relations offers a prolific inventory of arepresentational procedures that qualitatively transformed choreography and philosophy at the turn of the twentieth century.

Automotive Prosthetic

Technological Mediation and the Car in Conceptual Art
Author: Charissa N. Terranova
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292754043
Category: Art
Page: 361
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In the twenty-first century, we are continually confronted with the existential side of technology—the relationships between identity and the mechanizations that have become extensions of the self. Focusing on one of humanity’s most ubiquitous machines, Automotive Prosthetic: Technological Mediation and the Car in Conceptual Art combines critical theory and new media theory to form the first philosophical analysis of the car within works of conceptual art. These works are broadly defined to encompass a wide range of creative expressions, particularly in car-based conceptual art by both older, established artists and younger, emerging artists, including Ed Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Richard Prince, Sylvie Fleury, Yael Bartana, Jeremy Deller, and Jonathan Schipper. At its core, the book offers an alternative formation of conceptual art understood according to technology, the body moving through space, and what art historian, curator, and artist Jack Burnham calls “relations.” This thought-provoking study illuminates the ways in which the automobile becomes a naturalized extension of the human body, incarnating new forms of “car art” and spurring a technological reframing of conceptual art. Steeped in a sophisticated take on the image and semiotics of the car, the chapters probe the politics of materialism as well as high/low debates about taste, culture, and art. The result is a highly innovative approach to contemporary intersections of art and technology.

Technics and Time, 3

Cinematic Time and the Question of Malaise
Author: Bernard Stiegler,Stephen Francis Barker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780804761673
Category: Philosophy
Page: 255
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Technics and Time, 3 furthers Stiegler's critique of technics, working (back) through Kant in order to examine the nature of "cinematic time" relative to phenomenology and hypertechnology.

Strange Sounds

Music, Technology & Culture
Author: Timothy Dean Taylor
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415936842
Category: Music
Page: 278
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Clearly technology has added a voice to music, but how does that voice affect the traditional human craftsmanship of music? Timothy Taylor addresses the anxieties provoked by the use of technology in music.

Vom Wesen des Grundes


Author: Martin Heidegger
Publisher: Vittorio Klostermann
ISBN: 9783465028147
Category: Cosmology
Page: 55
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Die Abhandlung Vom Wesen des Grundes (1929) bedenkt die ontologische Differenz als das Nicht zwischen Seiendem und Sein. Wenn das Wesen des Grundes aus der Differenz erfahren wird, dann weil dieses Wesen in der Endlichkeit der Freiheit des Daseins selbst grundet. Das Dasein ist, so Heidegger, als freies Seinkonnen unter das Seiende geworfen. Das Dasein muss sich im weltentwerfenden Entwurf auf seine Moglichkeiten hin selbst ubersteigen. Es ist diese menschliche Transzendenz, die das Begrunden ermoglicht, und diese ist wiederum als Freiheit zum Grunde zu verstehen.

Höchste Armut

Ordensregeln und Lebensform
Author: Giorgio Agamben
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104016429
Category: Religion
Page: 208
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Der neue Band des Homo-Sacer-Projekts Was wird aus der Regel, wenn sie im Leben restlos aufzugehen scheint? Und was aus einem Menschenleben, wenn seine Gesten, seine Worte und sein Schweigen von der Regel nicht mehr zu unterscheiden sind? In Fortschreibung seines groß angelegten Homo-Sacer-Projekts unternimmt der weltbekannte Philosoph Giorgio Agamben eine passionierte Relektüre des abendländischen Mönchtums von Pachomius bis St. Franziskus. Doch auch wenn er das von peinlich genauer Regelbeachtung bestimmte Leben der Mönche bis ins kleinste Detail rekonstruiert, sieht Agamben die eigentliche Innovation des Mönchtums nicht in der Vermengung von Leben und Norm, sondern in der Entdeckung einer Dimension des Menschen, in der das »Leben« als solches zum ersten Mal seiner Autonomie Geltung verschaffte. Denn die Herausforderung, vor die die Mönche das Recht stellten, indem sie auf »höchste Armut« und den bloßen »Gebrauch« bestanden, hat auch heute von ihrer Brisanz nichts verloren.

Mimesis

Kultur, Kunst, Gesellschaft
Author: Gunter Gebauer,Christoph Wulf
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Aesthetics
Page: 462
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Acting Bodies and Social Networks

A Bridge Between Technology and Working Memory
Author: Bianca Maria Pirani,Ivan Varga
Publisher: University Press of Amer
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 398
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This book analyzes the complex interactions of body, mind and microelectronic technologies. Internationally renowned scholars look into the nature of the mind - a combination of thought, perception, emotion, will and imagination - as well as the ever-increasing impact and complexity of microelectronic technologies.

Blasen


Author: Peter Sloterdijk
Publisher: Suhrkamp Publishers
ISBN: N.A
Category: Anthropology
Page: 644
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Politische Theologie II

die Legende von der Erledigung jeder Politischen Theologie
Author: Carl Schmitt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783428128709
Category: Christianity and politics
Page: 98
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C. G. Jung


Author: Marie-Luise von Franz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Psychology
Page: 381
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Ein Gott der Frechheit

Roman
Author: Sten Nadolny
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 3492957900
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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In Sten Nadolnys Roman ist Hermes, Gott der Kreuzwege und der Nacht, der Diebe und Kaufleute, der Held. Nach über 2000jähriger Gefangenschaft wird er vom neurotischen Technologie-Gott Hephäst befreit. Der erste Mensch, der ihm nach seiner Befreiung auf Santorin begegnet, ist die junge Helga aus Stendal in Sachsen-Anhalt, für die sich Hermes gleich entflammt. Diese befindet sich auf einer Kreuzfahrt, und Hermes folgt ihr, selbst über den Atlantik. Auf den Reisen lernt er nicht nur die Angebetete besser kennen, sondern macht sich auch seinen Reim auf die Veränderungen, die die Welt in den letzten 2000 Jahren erfahren hat.

Körper und Repräsentation


Author: Insa Härtel,Sigrid Schade
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3322950298
Category: Social Science
Page: 243
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,The Body and Representation. Feminist Research and Theoretical Perspectives' wurde als zweiwöchige Studienphase des Projektbereichs BODY der Internationalen Frauenuniversität vom Zentrum für feministische Studien der Universität Bremen konzipiert und im Sommer 2000 durchgeführt. Die Publikation umfasst neben Ergebnissen aus Vorlesungen und Seminaren auch ergänzende Beiträge, die die thematischen Schwerpunkte abrunden. Diskutiert werden Konzepte, Inszenierungen, Handlungen und Repräsentationen von Körpern in Alltag, politischen Kontexten, Kunst und neuen Medien.