Post by: Bernard Stiegler

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Covid-19: Philosopher Bernard Stiegler’s Insight from the Angle of Memory

23 Apr , 2020  

Our current economic model is centred on physical and symbolic hyper-communication between almost every place throughout the world, and this considerably increases the danger. This model, which is also that of the ‘data economy’, is very dangerous because it eliminates diversity, which is the condition for resilience…

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DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES BEYOND THE ANTHROPOCENE ERA

24 Jul , 2019  

Freedom is what produces negentropy, it is what generates negentropic acts. Freedom does not mean the freedom to choose between Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola: it is the freedom to combat an entropic state of fact in order to establish a new negentropic reality. This entropic state of fact is precisely a ...

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On the Need for a Hyper-Materialist Epistemology

3 Mai , 2018  

At the very beginning of  Technics and Time, I pointed out that when Marx posits in  Capital that we require a theory of technical evolution, which would be an extension of Darwinian theory, he at the same time raises the question of a kind of  matter  that  would be 
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“Making a Mouk”

5 Apr , 2018  

This destruction of knowledge by the very thing that was created to increase it is what Marx called proletarianization, which occurs when this overall increase of knowledge is channelled and  expropriated by what Marx called capital and the bourgeoisie at the expense of work and workers, who become proletarians, that
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Automatic Society 1: The Future of Work – Introduction

24 Jul , 2017  

The following is the introduction to the first volume of Bernard Stiegler’s most recent work, La Société automatique, 1. L’Avenir du travail, published by Fayard in 2015. The second volume, subtitled L’Avenir du savoir, is forthcoming. Translated by Daniel Ross.

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