Matter

Humanalia

Humanalia

“A touch of anthopomorphism can catalyze a sensibility that finds a world filled not with ontologically distinct categories of beings (subjects and objects) but with variously composed materialities that form confederations. Anthropomorphising oddly enough, works against anthropocentrism. A chord is struck between person and thing, and I am no longer above or outside an …”environment”.” Jane Bennett, Vibrant Matter

Understandingconsciousness?

Understanding
consciousness?

At the Falling Walls conference, which took place on November 9 in the Berlin “Radialsystem”, I have moderated a discussion between Christof Koch, the scientific director of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, and Onora O’Neill, philosopher and political scientist at the University of Cambridge…