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By Bernhard Siegert

“In an important shift inside of posthumanistic media reviews, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept that of media right into a community of operations that reproduce, displace, strategy, and mirror the differences basic for a given tradition. Cultural strategies goals to fail to remember our conventional knowing of media so that it will redefine the idea that via anything extra basic than the empiricist learn of a medium’s person or collective makes use of or of its cultural semantics or aesthetics. relatively, Siegert seeks to relocate media and tradition on a degree the place the differences among item and function, topic and shape, human and nonhuman, signal and channel, the symbolic and the genuine are nonetheless within the strategy of changing into. the result's to show ontology right into a area of all that's intended in German via the observe Kultur.

Cultural strategies include not just self-referential symbolic practices like interpreting, writing, counting, or image-making. The research of artifacts as cultural concepts emphasizes their ontological prestige as “in-betweens,” moving from first-order to second-order concepts, from the technical to the inventive, from item to signal, from the traditional to the cultural, from the operational to the representational.

Cultural innovations levels from seafaring, drafting, and consuming to the creation of the sign-signal contrast in previous and new media, to the copy of anthropological distinction, to the examine of trompe-l’oeils, grids, registers, and doorways. all through, Siegert addresses basic questions of ways ontological differences should be changed by means of chains of operations that technique these alleged ontological differences in the ontic.

Grounding posthumanist idea either traditionally and technically, this ebook opens up a vital discussion among new German media idea and American postcybernetic discourses.”

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Desunt quaedam . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Finally, only a few scattered words remain in an ocean of dots: regis. parthorvm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Homer’s epics leave no doubt that the rules of hospitality were instituted by Zeus in order to allow high-born members of society to engage in peaceful intercourse outside of their houses or fiefdoms without killing each other at fi rst sight. Next to those regulating marriage, the rules determining with whom you may share your food (or not) are one of the fundamental criteria that separate cultures from one another. 2 But no matter what: The partaking of food for the purpose of creating a community is rarely a peaceful venture.

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