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The Digital Cast of Being

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We live today surrounded by countless digital gadgets and navigate through cyberspace as if it were the most natural thing in the world. This digital cast of being, however, comes from a long history of philosophical and mathematical thinking in which the Western will to productive power over movement has attained its consummation. This study traces the digital dissolution of beings from the Pythagoreans, Plato and Aristotle's ontology via Cartesian mathematical science through to our digitized economy and telecommunications. With an appendix reinterpreting quantum mechanical indeterminacy phenomenologically.

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Michael Eldred, born in Katoomba, Australia in 1952, gained degrees in mathematics and philosophy at Sydney University, being awarded a Ph.D. in philosophy in 1984 with a dissertation aimed at rethinking the social theories of Marx (Kapital) and Hegel (Rechtsphilosophie). Numerous publications (also online) in the areas of political philosophy, art & music, and phenomenology. Books published include Phänomenologie der Männlichkeit in 1999, Heidegger, Hölderlin e John Cage and Kapital und Technik: Marx und Heidegger in 2000 (also in English and Chinese; Spanish forthcoming) as well as Social Ontology: Recasting Political Philosophy Through a Phenomenology of Whoness with ontos in 2008. He currently lives as a translator in Cologne.

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Titre: The Digital Cast of Being
Sous-titre: Metaphysics, Mathematics, Cartesianism, Cybernetics, Capitalism, Communication
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Code EAN: 9783110319132
ISBN: 978-3-11-031913-2
Format: Livre Relié
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 137
Poids: 390g
Taille: H210mm x B210mm
Année: 2009

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