A Lump of Bowels, a Piece of Gut

2021-12-23T13:41:15+01:00

In everyday life, a certain balance in the ambiguous experience of the body as a subject as well as an object has to be continuously upheld. This balance reveals itself in our both having and being a body. Or, in other words; the body that we have as an object, is at the same time something that we are as a subject. However, Tereza experiences...

A Lump of Bowels, a Piece of Gut2021-12-23T13:41:15+01:00

Reflection on the philosophical understanding of colour.

2022-07-07T12:46:15+02:00

According to our everyday experience, the objects that surround us are coloured. Lemons are yellow, cucumbers are green, and our car is black. But according to physical science, lemons, cucumbers, and our car are composed of particles that are not attributed with colour whatsoever. These two pictures of the world seem not entirely compatible, but how come? Is philosophy able to provide us with an answer to this question?

Reflection on the philosophical understanding of colour.2022-07-07T12:46:15+02:00

Grieving Machines Tell Apocalyptic Stories to Birds

2022-07-07T12:47:00+02:00

Have you ever seen robots that communicate with nonhuman animals and plants, or heard of machines that are programmed to learn from their natural environments? Have you ever encountered technologies that collaborate with nonhuman species? It is not very likely that you have, considering how dominant modes of thinking in the West have a history of putting the human species at center stage – and in sharp contrast to some entity called ‘nature’ – when it comes to framing, designing, programming and using technologies.

Grieving Machines Tell Apocalyptic Stories to Birds2022-07-07T12:47:00+02:00
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