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Subjectivity as medium of the media

Dossier: What is German Media Philosophy?
by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Article, Dossier, What is German Media Philosophy?

Contemporary, let us say ‘post-modern’, discourses on media, communication, information and so on are functioning in our society in at least two different – if interconnected – ways.* First, they describe scientifically the functioning of contemporary media and their growing role in our society. But the development of media theory during recent decades was, in …


Ontogenetic machinery

Dossier: What is German Media Philosophy?
by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Article, Dossier, What is German Media Philosophy?

Media, as considered by media philosophy, are not what you expect them to be. In the first place, they have almost nothing to do with information, or transmission, or communication, or storage. They do not as such produce sense or distribute meanings. If they do so, it is as a side effect or …


De-definition of media: A telegraphic postscript

Dossier: What is German Media Philosophy?
by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Dossier, Extras, What is German Media Philosophy?

A “telegraphic postscript” by Éric Alliez to the dossier of articles on “What is German Media Philosophy?”