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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;