Philosophy of the Web: Networks and Objects – Public lectures by Antoine Hennion and Alexandre Monnin

J’ai le plaisir d’intervenir les 1er et 2 juillet prochain à l’université de Leuphana à Lüneburg, pour un dialogue avec Antoine Hennion sur la philosophie du Web, l’ANT (Actor Network Theory) et la question des attachements.

http://www.leuphana.de/en/zentren/cdc/news/events/single-view/datum/2013/07/01/philosophy-of-the-web-networks-and-objects.html

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Philosophy of the Web: Networks and Objects – Public lectures by Antoine Hennion and Alexandre Monnin

1. July 2013, 17.30–20.00, Centre for Digital Cultures, Sülztorstraße 21–25, 2nd Floor, Room 305

Antoine Hennion (Mines ParisTech): Translation, association, mediation: from ANT to a pragmatics of attachments

Alexandre Monnin (Panthéon-Sorbonne/INRIA/CNAM/IKKM Weimar): Forget O-O-O, the best “theory” of objects is the Web – on philosophical engineering and ontology, a pragmatist approach between Bruno Latour and Brian Cantwell Smith (and Wittgenstein)

Respondent: Yuk Hui (Hybrid Publishing Lab), yuk.hui@inkubator.leuphana.de

Antoine Hennion is professor and director of the Institute for Sociology of Innovation in l’École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris, his research centres on sociology of music and culture, around culture industry, advertisement and design. Author of numerous books including La Grandeur de Bach. L’amour de la musique en France au XIXe siècle(2000), Figures de l’amateur Formes, objets et pratiques de l’amour de la musique aujourd’hui (2000): fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Hennion

Alexandre Monnin, doctor in philosophy from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne focus on the philosophy of the web. Currently visiting postdoctoral fellow at IKKM Weimar, associate researcher at Inria Sophia Antipolis (francophone Dbpedia project), associate researcher at the the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts and co-chair of the W3C “Philosophy of the Web” Community Group. In 2013, Alexandre was named one of the 25 experts in Open Data by the Etalab of the French Government: web-and-philosophy.org