On The Mode Of Existence Of Technical Objects

Author: Gilbert Simondon
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This first complete English-language translation of Gilbert Simondon's groundbreaking and influential work finally presents to Anglophone readers one of the pinnacle works of France's most unique thinkers of technics.

Critical And Clinical Cartographies

Author: Andrej Radman
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Simondon, Gilbert, Du mode d'existence des objets techniques (Paris: Aubier, [
1958] 1989), trans. Ninian Mellamphy, On the Mode of Existence of Technical
Objects (Minneapolis: Univocal Publishing, 2016). Tellios, Anastasios and
Stylanios ...

Critical Theory And The Thought Of Andrew Feenberg

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The former is intended to capture the idea that the technical subject is relatively
unaffected by the object on which it acts, by distancing or deferring feedback from
the object. A gun is ... Gilbert Simondon, On the Mode of Existence of Technical
Objects, trans. Cecile Malaspina (Minneapolis, MN: Univocal Publishing, 2010).

An Anthropology Of The Machine

Author: Michael Fisch
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On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects.” Deleuze Studies 5, no. 3 (2011 [
1958]): 407–24. ———. On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects.
Translated by Cecile Malaspina and John Rogove. Minneapolis: Univocal Press,

Posthumous Life

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Hence, the mode of existence, or being, of technology is not to be framed in terms
of a recuperation of ontology or an appeal to an eternal state. Rather, Simondon's
reconceptualization not only of the mode of, but also the condition of, the
technical object crucially reveals ... Against the univocal concept of information
and energy, according to which these are equivalent and already determined
unities, ...

Applying The Actor Network Theory In Media Studies

Author: Spöhrer, Markus
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What seems to get in Latour's way here are two of his central claims: first that
technical objects are black boxes that do not need to be looked into as long ... not
intermittently, “out there”; they have a univocal positionality (like the table) and
they exist in and move through physical space. ... What is won with this account of
[FIC] is a considerable extension of this mode pointing out its fundamental
character ...

The Encyclopedia Of Christianity

Author: Erwin Fahlbusch
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Theologically, Scotus's distinctive positions relate on the whole to very technical
questions to which the tradition is unlikely to ... nature is somehow prior to its
instantiations, on the grounds that this priority entails that the common nature
could exist without any of its instantiations. ... A haecceity does not affect a thing's
kind; it is thus an intrinsic mode of the thing. ... of being: whether there is a
univocal concept of being that is predicable of concepts as well as of real things (
— > Ontology).

The Measurement Of Sensation

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... assign exactly one real number to each object in the dimension and, therefore,
does not include ordinal scales such as ... be argued that Definition 3 has the
advantage of being neither too broad for ordinary use nor too narrow for technical
use. ... relies on any mode of combination," it enables us "to assign, in a
reasonably univocal fashion, numerical pitch values. ... A large number of
minerals (say, fifty or sixty thousand) are collected from all areas where minerals
are known to exist.

The Philosophical Theology Of St Thomas Aquinas

Author: Leo Elders
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Hence whatever perfection is found in them must pre-exist in the unity of divine
Being. ... With regard to Swinburne's sympathy for Scotus' solution, we trust that
our previous explanations have sufficiently shown that univocal predication
between God and created things is to be excluded. ... This mode of signifying is
entirely different in the case of God and of created ... The debate with Scotus is
somewhat more than a technical subtlety, for it concerns the question whether
our concepts ...


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(Leonard Rescher 3), and in particular (4) Is existence to be analyzed in terms of
quantification in a first-order functional calculus ? ... The customary single mode
of universal quantification is here replaced by a variety of modes of general
quantification. ... In particular it clearly shows that « existence » as relativized to
general quantification is not a univocal concept. ... For it is as a matter of technical
convenience that single-quantifier systems arc so generally used, and not in
response ...