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dc.contributor.authorAydin, Ciano
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T13:32:12Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T13:32:12Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/46217
dc.identifier51365*
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/29399
dc.description.abstract"This book investigates how we should form ourselves in a world saturated with technologies that are profoundly intruding in the very fabric of our selfhood.  New and emerging technologies, such as smart technological environments, imaging technologies and smart drugs, are increasingly shaping who and what we are and influencing who we ought to be. How should we adequately understand, evaluate and appreciate this development? Tackling this question requires going beyond the persistent and stubborn inside-outside dualism and recognizing that what we consider our ""inside"" self is to a great extent shaped by our ""outside"" world. Inspired by various philosophers – especially Nietzsche, Peirce and Lacan –this book shows how the values, goals and ideals that humans encounter in their environments not only shape their identities but also enable them to critically relate to their present state. The author argues against understanding technological self-formation in terms of making ourselves better, stronger and smarter. Rather, we should conceive it in terms of technological sublimation, which redefines the very notion of human enhancement. In this respect the author introduces an alternative, more suitable theory, namely Technological Sublimation Theory (TST). Extimate Technology will be of interest to scholars and advanced students working in philosophy of technology, philosophy of the self, phenomenology, pragmatism, and history of philosophy."
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoutledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HP Philosophy::HPS Social & political philosophy
dc.subject.otherartifactual mind;autonomous self;brain imaging;brain-determinism;Ciano Aydin;determined self;emerging technology;essentialism;existential technologies;extended mind;extimacy;fabric of the self;human enhancement;Internet of Things;inside-outside;intrusive technology;Lacan;Nietzsche;Peirce;philosophy of technology;self-formation;situationism;smart drugs;smart technology;social psychology
dc.titleExtimate Technology
dc.title.alternativeSelf-Formation in a Technological World
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.4324/9781003139409
oapen.relation.isPublishedByfa69b019-f4ee-4979-8d42-c6b6c476b5f0
oapen.relation.isbn9780367687281
oapen.relation.isbn9781003139409
oapen.relation.isbn9780367688653
oapen.imprintRoutledge
oapen.pages334
dc.dateSubmitted2021-01-18T14:33:08Z


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