E–book (Alien Phenomenology or What It’s Like to Be a Thing)

  • Hardcover
  • 168
  • Alien Phenomenology or What It’s Like to Be a Thing
  • Ian Bogost
  • English
  • 10 April 2020
  • 9780816678976

Ian Bogost ↠ 7 review

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characters Alien Phenomenology or What It’s Like to Be a Thing 107 Oriented ontology that puts things at the center of being a philosophy in which nothing exists any or less than anything else in which humans are elements but not the sole or even primary elements of philosophical interest And unlike experimental phenomenology or the philosophy of technology Bogost’s alien phenomenology takes for granted that all beings interact with and perceive one another This experience however withdraws. This was a very deep dense academic sort of read Very mind expanding I liked his ideas on how humans tend to relate things only in their conparison to human experiences and his challenging of those ideas