Full Article: [pdf] DOI: https://doi.org/10.22503/inftars.XXII.2022.2.7 Language: en Author(s):  Filippo Ursitti
Title: The techne as producer of outdated humans Abstract: This article aims at showing how the philosopher G. Anders develops his ontology of technology as described in his Outdatedness of Mankind, volumes I and II. The article is structured in the following manner: first, there will be a discussion on the role played by the machine in the Andersian philosophy of technology. Second, there will be an analysis on the mechanism through which radio and television alter the traditional anthropomorphic notion of ‘experience’ through the creation of phantoms and matrices. Third, there will be an exemplification of the consequences of humanity’s progressive detachment from the awareness of its praxis through the Andersian notion of the ‘Promethean Gap’.
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