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Technics and Time, 2: Disorientation (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)
Disorientation is the first publication in English of the second volume of Technics and Time, in which French philosopher Bernard Stiegler engages in a close dialogue with Husserl, Derrida, and other philosophers who have devoted their energies to technics, such as Heidegger and Simondon.The author's broad intent is to respond to Western philosophy's historical exclusion o...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 13th 2008 by Stanford University Press
(first published 1996)
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Jun 10, 2013 Steen Christiansen rated it 3 of 5 stars
At a conference, I heard WJT Mitchell say that while Derrida goes on, Stiegler goes on and on. Reading Disorientation, I must agree as this volume does not bring in much new in terms of the first volume. The final chapter, " Temporal Object and Retentional Finitude," is by far the most interesting and radical.