Monthly Archives: January 2013

Images – Gilbert Simondon’s Communication and Information Courses and Conferences

Communication and Information is the final part of a three volume set of Simondon’s courses and conferences. While the first volume, Courses on Perception, covers 1964 – 1965, and the second volume, Imagination and Invention, covers 1965-1966, this collection contains work dating from 1960 all the way up to 1976. The collection is edited by […]

What is Information Artifact Ontology?

What is Information Artifact Ontology? There are two fields I’d like to talk about here. Both contribute to the field of Information Artifact Ontology (IAO), which I consider a sub-field of Philosophy of Information (PI). IAO is concerned with the informational genesis of technological objects. The first, and in many ways more traditional field, comes […]

Video – Graham Harman @ Purdue Jan.14.2013

Here is the video of Graham Harman’s talk at Purdue this Monday (Jan.14.2013).

Images – Gilbert Simondon’s Du mode d’existence des objets techniques

Pictures from Gilbert Simondon’s Du mode d’existence des objets techniques. My copy arrived in the mail yesterday. I took these scans of the pictures that are included. They are mostly images from his own personal collection of technical objects. He displays them side-by-side and includes them in the book to provide a visual example of […]

Images – Graham Harman @ Purdue Jan.14.2013

Here are some pictures from Graham Harman’s visit to Purdue on Monday. Video soon.

Graham Harman on Speculative Realism and the Philosophy of Tristan Garcia @ Purdue next Monday (Jan. 14th)

Graham Harman on Speculative Realism and the Philosophy of Tristan Garcia @ Purdue, Mon. Jan. 14th The Illuminations Lecture Series, sponsored by the Philosophy and Literature program, is very excited to have Dr. Graham Harman from the American University in Cairo present our first lecture of the Spring semester on Monday January 14th in […]