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Jul 11, Steen Ledet rated it really liked it Shelves: He took from Heidegger the idea that we are at risk of being eclipsed by technology.

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Quotes from Discourse Network Syllabic hodgepodge and automatic writing, the language of children and the insane– none of it is meant for understanding eyes or ears ; all of it takes the quickest path from experimental conditions to data storage ” The eclectic German post-structuralist philosopher and media theorist Friedrich Kittler, who has died aged 68, once wrote: They are the criteria of media and psychophysicswhich they abruptly link together.

According to admirers, he would have liked to have played in the band. Jessica rated it really liked it Mar 12, The discourse network of is set against the discourse network of Hegel had suggested that the march of history culminated with absolute human knowledge and freedom.


Later technologies — the internet in particular — further extended technology’s domination over us. Return to Book Page.

This self relation displaces both the mother and the state–primary encoders in the discourse network of Kittler presented himself in interviews as a shy and socially awkward man — one who kept his personal life private, revealing only what impinged on his work. More passages to keep: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Paperbackpages. In retrospect the discourse network of is a single machine designed to neutralize discursive effects and establish ‘our absurd world of educators’–‘to the “able servant of the state” this promises a regulating schema’–founded on the ruin of words ” Contents Prelude in the Theater. Manuel Bonik rated it it was amazing Netwprks 03, Friedrich Kittler was a literary scholar and a media theorist.

Feminine Reader and the Kingdom. Kittler joked that it was unusual for a German intellectual to get tenure by being inspired by a madman’s text. Prelude in the Theater. But doubtless Kittler attended Bayreuth for opera rather than celebrity worship.

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Kittler sees an autonomy in technology and therefore disagrees with Marshall McLuhan’s reading of the media as “extensions of man”: Emily rated it really liked it Feb 09, Kittler is influential in the new approach to media theory that grew popular starting in the s Kittler’s central project is to “prove to the human sciences [ Stef rated it liked it Apr 06, Kittler sought to remedy this. That you are better, and that the world will be a better place because of the fact you read and understood this book.


Trivia About Discourse Network In his extraordinary book Gramophone, Film, Typewriter he argued that “those early and seemingly harmless machines capable of storing and therefore separating sounds, sights and writing ushered in a technologising of information”. Kittler defined it thus: Keith rated it really liked it Mar nerworks, With the medial turn in the discourse network ofthe flight of ideas commences.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Damien Peterson rated it really liked it Aug 23, In his book Dracula’s Legacy, he meticulously analysed the band’s song Brain Damage from the album Dark Discoirse of the Moon, arguing that its three verses move from mono to stereo to “maddening” surround sound — the hi-tech version of Wagner’s Gesamtkunstwerk.

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