Download e-book for kindle: Media After Kittler by Eleni Ikoniadou, Scott Wilson

By Eleni Ikoniadou, Scott Wilson

Is it attainable to incite a flip in the direction of Media Philosophy, a box that money owed for the autonomy of media, for computer enterprise and for the recent modalities of notion and subjectivity that those let, instead of residing on representations, audiences and extensions of the self?

In the wake of the field-defining paintings performed via Friedrich Kittler, this crucial choice of essays takes a philosophical method of the top of the media period within the conventional experience and descriptions the results of a flip that sees media develop into suggestions of the center, of connection, and of multitude—across assorted disciplines and theoretical views. a professional panel of members, operating on the leading edge of media conception, research the German thinker's legacy and the probabilities his inspiration can spread for media concept. This ebook examines the current and destiny of mediation, in the wider context of media stories in a electronic age.

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Not that philosophy can be asked to speak to media or be used to explain media in a utilitarian way, because media itself is a philosophical concept, perhaps the only philosophical concept, the only thing worth thinking since Khora and since the cave. If the narrator and Sam share the mysterious laughter of a corpus of Jewish stories it is because at their best such stories are a philosophy, they are a repository for a knowledge of their object, a mediation of that object in which the object becomes the media itself as an articulation of its own understanding.

There is as much sense in Hafiz as in Horace, and as much knowledge of the world’ (158). Holmes justifies his own interpretative deception of Mary not from the classics but from the Quran, another book of the Abrahamic tradition. Watson does not inform Mary either, he, like Miss Sutherland, is a secretary and so a keeper of secrets, as well as the observant domestic ‘spouse’ who like Madame Heidegger makes the mis-en-scène of the entire domestic scene under observation. The secret of the love letters remains to be read but it is an open secret, there on the page in front of Mary should she open her eyes to her own blindness.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ———. (1989) ‘Geschlecht II: Heidegger’s Hand’. Trans. John P. Leavey in Deconstruction and Philosophy: The Texts of Jacques Derrida, ed. John Sallis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 34 Martin McQuillan ———. ’ in Religion and Media, eds. Hent de Vries and Samuel Weber. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ———. (2002) ‘Typewriter Ribbon: Limited Ink’. Trans. Peggy Kamuf, Without Alibi. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Kittler, Friedrich. (1989) ‘Derridas Didaktik’, Jahrbuch de Deutschdidaktik: 31–41.

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