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CHS Optional Seminar: Aesthetics and Philosophy Seminar Series led by Jonathan Miles

3 February 2020 | 5.30pm – 8pm

Kensington, Lecture Theatre 1

5) Technology, Aesthetics and Design.

"When you invent the ship, you also invent the shipwreck; when you invent the plane you also invent the plane crash; and when you invent electricity, you invent electrocution...Every technology carries its own negativity, which is invented at the same time as technical progress."   Paul Virilio


Susan Buck-Morss, Dreamworld and Catastrophe (London: Harvard 2001)

Richard Coyne, Technoromanticism (London: MIT Press 1999)

Hardt, M & Negri A. Empire (London: Harvard 2000)

Andre Gorz, The Immaterial (London: Seagull 2010)

Charlie Gere, Art, Time and Technology (London: Berg 2006)

Fredric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future (London: Verso 2005)

Stephen Kern, The Culture of Time and Space (London: Harvard 1983)

Brain Massumi, Parables for the Virtual  (New York: Duke 2002)

Anna Munster, An Aesthetics of Networks (London: MIT 2013)

Avital Ronell, The Telephone Book (Nebraska University 1989)

Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time 2  (Stanford: Stanford University 2009)