Pierre Lévy


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Tunisia

Pierre Lévy (French: [levi]; born 1956 in Tunis) is a French philosopher, cultural theorist and media scholar who specializes in the understanding of the cultural and cognitive implications of digital technologies and the phenomenon of human collective intelligence.

He introduced the collective intelligence concept in his 1994 book L'intelligence collective: Pour une anthropologie du cyberspace (Collective Intelligence: Mankind's Emerging World in Cyberspace). Lévy's 1995 book, Qu'est-ce que le virtuel? (translated as Becoming Virtual: Reality in the Digital Age) develops philosopher Gilles Deleuze's conception of "the virtual" as a dimension of reality that subsists with the actual but is irreducible to it. In 2001, he wrote the book
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Cibercultura

3.76 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Collective Intelligence: Ma...

3.78 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1994 — 11 editions
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Becoming Virtual

3.92 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1995 — 10 editions
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As Tecnologias da Inteligência

3.87 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Le Feu Libérateur

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4.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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The Semantic Sphere 1: Comp...

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2011
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Cyberdemocrazia

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Árvores de Conhecimentos

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La machine univers. Créatio...

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L'Insurrection : Le fabuleu...

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