Download e-book for kindle: Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing by Ian Bogost

By Ian Bogost

ISBN-10: 0816678979

ISBN-13: 9780816678976

ISBN-10: 0816678987

ISBN-13: 9780816678983

Humanity has sat on the middle of philosophical pondering for too lengthy. the new introduction of environmental philosophy and posthuman reports has widened our scope of inquiry to incorporate ecosystems, animals, and synthetic intelligence. but the majority of the stuff in our universe, or even in our lives, is still past severe philosophical concern.

In Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s wish to Be a Thing, Ian Bogost develops an object-oriented ontology that places issues on the heart of being—a philosophy during which not anything exists any further or below the rest, within which people are parts yet no longer the only or perhaps basic components of philosophical curiosity. and in contrast to experimental phenomenology or the philosophy of expertise, Bogost’s alien phenomenology takes with no consideration that all beings have interaction with and understand each other. This adventure, in spite of the fact that, withdraws from human comprehension and turns into obtainable basically via a speculative philosophy in keeping with metaphor.

Providing a brand new technique for figuring out the event of items as issues, Bogost additionally calls on philosophers to reconsider their craft. Drawing on his personal heritage as a videogame fashion designer, Bogost encourages expert thinkers to turn into makers in addition, engineers who build issues up to they suspect and write approximately them.

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