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Braidotti, Rosi (Hrsg.): POSTHUMAN GLOSSARY

If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under the pressure of new contemporary concerns, however, we are experiencing a "posthuman condition"; the combination of new developments-such as the neoliberal economics of global capitalism, migration, technological advances, environmental destruction on a mass scale, the perpetual war on terror and extensive security systems- with a troublesome reiteration of old, unresolved problems that mean the concept of the human as we had previously known it has undergone dramatic transformations. The Posthuman Glossary is a volume providing an outline of the critical terms of posthumanity in present-day artistic and intellectual work. It builds on the broad thematic topics of Anthropocene/Capitalocene, eco-sophies, digital activism, algorithmic cultures and security and the inhuman. It outlines potential artistic, intellectual, and activist itineraries of working through the complex reality of the 'posthuman condition', and creates an understanding of the altered meanings of art vis-à-vis critical present-day developments. It bridges missing links across disciplines, terminologies, constituencies and critical communities. This original work will unlock the terms of the posthuman for students and researchers alike.
Référence: 9781350030251
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Verlag Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2018
Seitenangabe 576 S.
Meldetext Folgt in ca. 10 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H22.9 cm x B18.3 cm x D3.9 cm 1'290 g
Reihe Theory in the New Humanities
Autor*in Braidotti, Professor Rosi (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) (Hrsg.) / Hlavajova, Maria (Hrsg.)
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