Media, New Media, Post-Media: What is German Philosophy of Media?

…….. Event Date: 26 May 2011 Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Media, New Media, Post-Media: What is German Philosophy of Media? Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston). Professor Boris Groys (New York University) Professor Lorenz Engell (IKKM, Bauhaus University Weimar) Professor Bernhard Siegert (IKKM, Bauhaus University …

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Slavoj Žižek – Screening Thought: The Media’s Philosophical Problem

Event date: 4 May 2011 Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH Slavoj Žižek – Screening Thought: The Media’s Philosophical Problem Continental philospher Slavoj Žižek and Paul A. Taylor (author of Žižek and The Media) explore the difficulty of conveying philosophical ideas within today’s media. Increasingly, intelligence is only tolerated in pre-approved and reassuringly non-challenging forms – deprecatory humour (Stephen …