Biomedia, Eugene Thacker · Volume 11 of Electronic mediations. Author, Eugene Thacker. Publisher, University of Minnesota Press, ISBN, What Can Biotechnology Do?: Process-Events Vs the Bio-Logic of Life: The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture by Eugene Thacker Cambridge. Eugene Thacker is an author and Professor at The New School in New York City. His writing is . In this same book, Thacker connects biomedia to a notion of ” bioart,” which he sees as a form of post-media politics conceptualized by French .

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Eugene Thacker is a writer and theorist whose works examine the philosophical aspects of science and technology. In this talk we will explore the twists and turns of the idea of life itself as a key philosophical problematic in modernity, focusing thacer three main philosophical traditions: Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from thacoer Translate to english Revision history.

The Bioethics of Metadesign Notes Index. Or are there alternatives to thinking about life as defined neither in terms of being nor in terms of becoming? Life, it seems, is expressed ‘in itself’ as much as it is determined to exist ‘for us’.

Thacker’s work has often been associated with contemporary philosophies of nihilism and pessimism, as well as to speculative realism. Science Logic and Mathematics.

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University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. The Philosophy of Bioinformatics. Junkware The essential junkiness of our culture and biology.


There Thacker writes about dark media or technologies that mediate between the natural and supernatural. Continuation or Clear Cut?

His writings on the social and cultural aspects of biotechnology and biomedicine have been published and anthologized widely and eugdne into a dozen languages. New Wine in Old Bottles? The Flaw in All Things.

What Can Biotechnology Do?: This entry has no external links. In the first volume, In The Dust Of This PlanetThacker calls the horror of philosophy “the isolation of those moments in which philosophy reveals its own limitations and constraints, moments in which thinking enigmatically confronts the horizon of its own possibility.

Is the Genome a Computer? Is a concept of life itself necessary for thinking about all the different forms of the living?

Eugene Thacker

Is there really a concept of life that is common to all the manifestations of the living? Informatic Bodies and Posthuman Medicine. InThacker’s new book, Infinite Resignationa series of fragments and aphorisms on the nature of pessimism, was published by Repeater Books.

Connie Price – – American Journal of Bioethics 6 3: Languages Latina Edit links. Insect Media An Archaeology of Animals and Technology Uncovering the insect logic that informs contemporary media technologies and the network society. Sahotra Sarkar – – Bradford.

February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Find it on Scholar. Like all great works of philosophy, this book will force readers to question their long-held beliefs in the way the world works and the way the world ought to work Thacker’s major philosophical work is After Life. Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation. Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture,’ and ‘Biomedia.


The Forgotten Promise of Thiamin: Affiliation Theorist, Georgia Tech, Atlanta. Events at both the macro-scale and the micro-scale continually remind us of the radically unhuman aspects of life. Hagen – – Journal of the History of Biology 32 2: Sign in to use this feature. He is also the author of the books ‘The Exploit: Thacker is a regular contributor to The Japan Times Books section. Home Current Catalogs Blog. eugsne

The Philosophy and History of Molecular Biology: As biotechnology defines the new millennium, genetic codes and computer codes increasingly merge—life understood as data, flesh rendered programmable. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat What inroads might contemporary art make into rethinking the concept of life itself?

Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. His most recent book is entitled ‘After Life’ and will be published by the University of Chicago Press. Parisi – – Theory, Culture and Society 26 4: Hence for every communication there biomesia a correlative excommunication. Molecular Models thackee Life: Notes on Media Theory after Snowden”e-flux 54