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Maurizio Ferraris - Kant's Cell-Phone: from Postmodernism to New Realism

Tue, 2013-10-29 13:30 - 14:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 325, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Prof. Ferraris will present his work on Postmodernism and Realism this tuesday

The talk will examine four theses:

The first (relativism) is a critique of post-modern assumption that reality as a whole is socially constructed, this thesis has given a distorted view of the media as omnipotent manufacturers of reality;

The second (new realism) is the thesis that a fundamental layer of reality exists independently of media, but also our minds; 

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Hacking Culture Node

Mon, 2013-02-04 14:30 - 16:00
Sherbrooke 688 : room 455, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Convenor - Gabriella Coleman

Hackers: They everywhere and yet everywhere misunderstood. What makes them tick? What makes them tock? Why are they relevant to Digital Humanities? Gabriella Coleman, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy will be kicking off a discussion about hackers, their history, culture, and politics in light of her recently published book on the topic, Coding Freedom and various so-called hacking cases that have recently hit the news.

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Hacking Culture Node

Mon, 2013-02-04 14:30 - 16:00
Sherbrooke 688 : room 455, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Convenor - Gabriella Coleman Hackers: They everywhere and yet everywhere misunderstood. What makes them tick? What makes them tock? Why are they relevant to Digital Humanities? Gabriella Coleman, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy will be kicking off a discussion about hackers, their history, culture, and politics in light of her recently published book on the topic, Coding Freedom and various so-called hacking cases that have recently hit the news. Readings

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