By Simon Mills

Gilbert Simondon: info, know-how and Media is a complete advent to the paintings of the French thinker Gilbert Simondon. particularly it examines Simondon's unique informational ontology, as built from a synthesis of Cybernetics, thermodynamics and French epistemology,

The publication is going directly to delineate the position this ontology performs in constructing an unique account of individuation within the actual, organic and psycho-social regimes. this can be performed, partly, via examining Simondon with and opposed to different figures in those fields equivalent to Merleau-Ponty and Stuart Kauffman.

Additionally, generators explores Simondon's contribution to epistemology and invention, together with an research of his vital theories of the image-cycle and transindividuality. He additionally examines Simondon's effect on numerous modern thinkers, together with Bernard Stiegler and Bruno Latour, sooner than exploring the relevance of Simondon's paintings for theorising modern media technology.

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