This would be a two or three session course in which we would read/discuss Vilém Flusser's "Towards a Philosophy of Photography" (http://www.amazon.com/Towards-Philosophy-Photography-Vilem-Flusser/dp/1861890761/ref=pd_bbs_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1235588916&sr=8-1). The first session would focus exclusively on this text. In the following sessions we would read shorter pieces by Flusser as well a chapter from "Media Ecologies" by Mathew Fuller (http://www.amazon.com/Media-Ecologies-Materialist-Energies-Technoculture/dp/026256226X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1235589094&sr=1-1).
Vilém Flusser (May 12, 1920 – November 27, 1991) was a philosopher born in Czechoslovakia. He lived for a long period in Brazil and later in France, and his works are written in several different languages.
His early work was marked by discussion of the thought of Martin Heidegger, and by the influence of existentialism and phenomenology. Phenomenology would play a major role in the transition to the later phase of his work, in which he turned his attention to the philosophy of communication and of artistic production. He contributed to the dichotomy in history: the period of image worship, and period of text worship, with deviations consequently into idolatry and "textolatry".
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