01 Inhuman Symposium – Helen Hester





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Published on Aug 10, 2015

Helen Hester: Technically Female: Women, Machines, and Hyperemployment

Symposium Inhuman
25.05.15, 11.00 – 19.30

Helen Hester, Rosi Braidotti, Johannes Paul Raether / Transformella, Reza Negarestani, Peter Wolfendale, François Laruelle

Technological advances, socioeconomic change, and new insights in neurology compel us to reassess our concept of human nature. The “Inhuman” symposium brings together a number of philosophical positions that question the basic assumptions of humanism. It presents current perspectives on human subjectivity and the body that do not rely on the figure of man, transcend biological and social determinations of gender and conceive the self as inherently and permanently mutable.
Within this context, fundamental doubts arise regarding the primacy of the human being, and we recognize the need to reflect upon matter independent of the human being and develop a new materialism.

Moderation: Anna Sailer


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