Objecthood Podcast – Parisi and Harman

There is an interesting podcast that is being curated Roc Jiménez de Cisneros about objects. Philosophers Luciana Parisi and Graham Harman discuss their approaches to objects in this first episode. Below is a summary of the episode.

This podcast is about objects, but more importantly, it is about some of the recent theories that offer new conceptualisations of objects in contemporary philosophy and art. This first episode features philosophers Graham Harman and Luciana Parisi. Harman’s object-oriented ontology opposes Kant’s anthropocentrism and the scientistic standpoint, in defence of a radically broad notion of objecthood; while Parisi looks at the relations between things and data, between macrophysical objects (or blobjects, as Karim Rashid called them) and the algorithms that create them.

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