21.045 another new publication

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 06:55:14 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 45.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 06:51:09 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: another new publication: Technicity

From: Hypermedia Joyce Studies <hypermedia_joyce_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 16:33:52 +0100 (BST)

Now available from Litteraria Pragensia Books ...

TECHNICITY ed. Louis Armand & Arthur Bradley

ISBN 80-7308-125-3 (paperback). 375pp. Publication date: December 2006
Price: Euro 12.00 (not including postage)


This collection of writings explores the theory and praxis of technicity
in contemporary thought. From the ground-breaking explorations of such
figures as Freud, Heidegger, Deleuze/Guattari and Derrida to the work of
more recent theorists like Bernard Stiegler, Friedrich Kittler and
Katherine Hayles, it is becoming possible to speak of a new
"technological turn" in contemporary continental theory. Yet despite the
plethora of work in the field there has not been any sustained attempt
to think through the larger philosophical, cultural and political
implications of the new technologies.

In this collection, a group of internationally-known figures within the
fields of philosophy, linguistics and cultural studies come together to
consider the meaning of "technicity" at the beginning of the 21st

Contributors: Bernard Stiegler, Louis Armand, Arthur Bradley,
Christopher Johnson, Hartmut Winkler, J. Hillis Miller, Belinda Barnet,
Geert Lovink and Kenneth C. Werbin, Darren Tofts, McKenzie Wark, Niall
Lucy, Laurent Milesi, Michael Greaney, Mark Amerika.

About the editors: Arthur Bradley is senior lecturer in the Department
of English at Lancaster University. He has published widely on
continental philosophy and is the author of Negative Theology and Modern
French Philosophy (London: Routledge, 2004).

Louis Armand is director of the InterCultural Studies programme in the
Philosophy Faculty of Charles University, Prague. His books include
Literate Technologies: Language, Cognition, Technicity; Techne: James
Joyce, Hypertext & Technology; and Incendiary Devices: Discourses of the

For a full catalogue of LP books, please visit our website at
<http://www.litterariapragensia.com/> For the latest issue of Litteraria
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