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The sublime transformation of the body into flesh body and sign body : Spatiality and the principle of locality play a role. The metamorphosis of ‘corporeality’ under the condition of virtualisation relates to a metamorphosis of ‘spatiality’ itself. Thus, the … Continue reading

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“the ghost in the machine” – copy&paste wikipedia The “ghost in the machine” is British philosopher Gilbert Ryle‘s description of René Descartes‘ mind-body dualism. The phrase was introduced in Ryle’s book The Concept of Mind (1949) to highlight the perceived absurdity of dualist systems like Descartes’ where … Continue reading

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