The Re-Enchantment of the World: The Value of Spirit Against Industrial Populism

The Re-Enchantment of the World: The Value of Spirit Against Industrial Populism


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Iinfluential French Philosopher Bernard Stiegler lays out his thinking on capitalism, technology and culture and his Ars Industrialis organisation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441169259
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/23/2014
Series: Philosophy, Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Trevor Arthur is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the New School for Social Research, New York, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is to be done?
Manifesto of ... Ars Industrialis
Part I: Refounding Society
1. The Industrial Age as Service Capitalism
2. The Consumer Discharged of his Existence
3. Hyperindustrial Service Societies as the Destruction of Individuation by Controlling Adoption Procedures
4. Re-Enchanting the World in the Face of the Unhappy Destiny of Consumption
5. 'R' Technologies and the New Apparatuses of Spirit
6. Overcoming the Capitalism of Drives and Fighting Against its Becoming-Barbaric
7. Startled, We Begin Again Differently (!) / The Sudden Surge: a Nw Beginning
8. Grammatization and Individuation - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
9. The Revolution of Capitalism
10. A European Way of Life
11. The Plan that Enchants Me
Part II: Investing in the Augmentation of the Value of the 'Human Spirit' Against the Reign of Ignorance
12. From the Informatization of Society to "Information Society"
13. From the "Information Society" to the "Society of Knowledge" - or, On the Possibility of the Re-Enchantment of the World
14. Companies, Public Power, and Industrial Populism
15. Changing the Industrial Paradigm
16. Information Society, Disenchantment, De-Motivation and Control of Knowledge
17. The Re-Instrumentation of Knowledge, the Future of Hyperindustrial Society
18. Knowledge and Information
19. Knowledge and Memory, or Reign of Ignorance?
20. The Risk of Disindividuation as the Growth of Ignorance Rather Than Knowledge
21. Cognitive Saturation and Knowledge Management
22. Instruments of Knowledge and the Criteria of Selection That They Produce
23. Being and Becoming in Technoscience
24. The Crisis of Education
25. Practical Consequences
Motion adopted by Ars Industrial on the eve of the Tunis summit

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