Internet’s ecosystem

Internet's ecosystem

May 3rd 2018
On May 3 and 4, two major joint events will mark the activities of AIL, ENS de Lyon and Enssib, in a highly interdisciplinary context (IXXI, RAIL).
Internet’s ecosystem

On Thursday, May 3rd from 2pm to 4pm, we will hear Andrew Feenberg, the world-renowned technical philosopher, at Ens Lyon. Site Monod, in thesis room : 46 av d’Italie, Lyon 7e. The lecture, in English, will cover « The Internet as network, system, world ». He will analyze the internet by showing the contributions of Husserl, Marcuse, Simondon and Latour. By showing how we can both take advantage of these authors and offer a particularly fine analysis of the internet.

Andrew Feenberg is the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Technology at the Simon Fraser University School of Communication (Harbor Center, Vancouver). He is also Program Director at the International College of Philosophy.