Monthly Archives: September 2013

figureground.org – Bruno Latour

Figure/Ground Communication is now back online at figureground.org Our first interview is with Bruno Latour.

Latour on Simondon: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence

Bruno Latour’s new book is An Inquiry into Modes of Existence (Harvard, 2013). It is a massive text at over 500 pages and is supposed to be a kind of sequel to one of his most well-known (and shorter) books, We have Never Been Modern (Harvard, 1991). It is divided into 3 parts and 16 […]

Embodied Cognition’s Philosophical Roots

My article, “Embodied Cognition’s Philosophical Roots,” is now up at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET). It’s a short article, informal and casual in tone, but it looks at some philosophers  and their theories as being early precursors to embodied cognition.

Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation

My article, “Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation,” is now available in the latest volume of the journal Communication +1. The theme of this volume is “Communication and New Materialism.” Here’s the abstract and link: Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation PDF “The French philosopher Gilbert Simondon […]

Gilbert Simondon on Facebook

  Gilbert Simondon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gilbert-Simondon/417039558349302?ref=hl