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Lecture: The Ends of Medially: When Machines Start to Think

Luciana Parisi is Reader in Cultural and Critical Theory, Chair of the PhD Programme at the Centre for Cultural Studies, and co-director of the Digital Culture Unit, Goldsmiths University of London. Her research is a philosophical investigation of technology in culture, aesthetics and politics. She has written within the field of Media Philosophy and Computational Design. She is the author of Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnology and the Mutations of Desire (2004, Continuum Press) and Contagious Architecture. Computation, Aesthetics and Space (2013, MIT Press). She is currently researching the philosophical consequences of logical thinking in machines.

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Date
November 7, 2016
Time
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Caster Building – Room 309/310
3701 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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