Aesthetics of the Virtual (SUNY series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy)

Aesthetics of the Virtual (SUNY series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy)

Roberto Diodato


Reconfigures vintage aesthetic thoughts with regards to the newness brought by way of digital bodies.

Arguing that the digital physique is whatever new—namely, an entity that from an ontological point of view has just recently entered the world—Roberto Diodato considers the implications of this type of physique for aesthetics. digital our bodies insert themselves into the distance unfolded by way of the well-known contrast in Aristotle’s Physics among common and synthetic beings—they are either. they're beings which are at the same time occasions; they're photographs which are right away 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 options akin to mimesis, illustration, the relation among phantasm and truth, the character of pictures and mind's eye, and the idea of sensory wisdom.

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