Echographies of Television: Filmed Interviews

Echographies of Television: Filmed Interviews

Jacques Derrida

during this vital new ebook, Jacques Derrida talks with Bernard Stiegler concerning the influence of teletechnologies on our philosophical and political second. Improvising sooner than a digital camera, the 2 philosophers are faced through the very applied sciences they speak about and so are pressured to deal with the entire extra without delay the pressing questions that they elevate. What does it suggest to talk of the current in a state of affairs of "live" recording? How do we reply, responsibly, to a query once we recognize that the so-called "natural" stipulations of expression, dialogue, mirrored image, and deliberation were breached?

As Derrida and Stiegler talk about the position of teletechnologies in sleek society, the political implications of Derrida's concept develop into obvious. Drawing on contemporary occasions in Europe, Derrida and Stiegler discover the impression of tv and the net on our realizing of the kingdom, its borders and citizenship. Their dialogue examines the connection among the juridical and the technical, and it exhibits how new applied sciences for manipulating and transmitting photos have motivated our notions of democracy, background and the physique. The publication opens with a shorter interview with Derrida at the information media, and closes with a provocative essay via Stiegler at the epistemology of electronic images.

In Echographies of tv, Derrida and Stiegler open up questions which are of key social and political value. Their publication might be of significant curiosity to all these already accustomed to Derrida's paintings, in addition to to scholars and students of philosophy, literature, sociology and media reviews.

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