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Aesthetics of the Virtual (SUNY series in Contemporary by Roberto Diodato,Silvia Benso,John Protevi,Justin L. Harmon

By Roberto Diodato,Silvia Benso,John Protevi,Justin L. Harmon

Reconfigures vintage aesthetic recommendations relating to the newness brought by way of digital bodies.

Arguing that the digital physique is anything new—namely, an entity that from an ontological standpoint has only in the near past entered the world—Roberto Diodato considers the results of this sort of physique for aesthetics. digital our bodies insert themselves into the distance unfolded by way of the recognized contrast in Aristotle’s Physics among common and synthetic beings—they are either. they're beings which are concurrently occasions; they're photos which are instantaneously inner and exterior; they're ontological hybrids that exist simply within the interplay among logical-computational textual content and human our bodies endowed with technological prostheses. Pursuing this line of inspiration, Diodato reconfigures vintage aesthetic innovations reminiscent of mimesis, illustration, the relation among phantasm and truth, the character of pictures and mind's eye, and the idea of sensory knowledge.

Roberto Diodato is affiliate Professor of Aesthetics on the Catholic collage of the Sacred middle in Milan, Italy.

Justin L. Harmon is a instructing assistant within the Philosophy division on the collage of Kentucky.

Silvia Benso is Professor of Philosophy on the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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