Schiță pentru o posibilă filosofie a digitalului

Revista de Filosofie (Romania) 63 (5):571-582 (2016)
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Abstract

This article aims to develop the outline of a possible philosophy of the digital, as a proper philosophy with its own domain, questions, methods and own theories. The article starts by describing the crisis of liniar thinking undersood, following Vilém Flusser, as as a crisis of historical-causal thinking. Then the digital thinking is described as a new way of thinking which aims to become the dominant way of scientific explanation of our times, by replacing historical-causal explanations with numerical models. The proper domain of a philosophy of the digital is then defined as the digital-life form. The article ends by showing an example of a specific problem for the philosophy of the digital, namley the automatisation of human life.

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Lavinia Marin
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The philosophy of information.Luciano Floridi - 2011 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
Post history.Vilem Flusser - 2013 - Univocal Publishing.
Writings.Vilém Flusser - 2002 - Univ of Minnesota Press.

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