Tag Archives: McLuhan

Steve Bannon’s War on Ukraine and Democracy

Steve Bannon is a towering figure among his audience, some of whom are earnestly seeking the truth surrounding issues of the day, and many others who are axe-grinding nincompoops and conspiracy nuts. But Bannon himself is neither stupid nor foolish – nor, for that matter, earnest. He exercises his charm through cultspeak, by pretending to be […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2022). Steve Bannon’s War on Ukraine and Democracy. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/steve-bannons-war-on-ukraine-and-democracy/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Emeritus Professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. From 2013-2023 he served as Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

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Digital embodiment

or, Can we navigate the world through our bodies?

Talking of ‘digital embodiment,’ what happens to the body when we ‘go digital?’ Do we gain the body, or do we lose the body or do our bodies get shattered? Do we lose our orientation? When we ‘go digital,’ can our bodies be digitally embodied? We need to extend Hubert Dreyfus, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Don […]

Full Citation Information:
Tripathi, A. K. (2021). Digital embodiment: or, Can we navigate the world through our bodies?. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/ideas/digital-embodiment/
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Arun Kumar Tripathi

Arun Kumar Tripathi is an Independent Scholar at the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi, India. Arun was a Research Assistant (2002 – 2009) at the Department of Philosophy of Technology, Institute for Philosophy, Dresden University of Technology, Germany. For the past 18 years Arun has been pursuing research on technoscience and the influence of technologies on Western culture and historical consciousness. Arun's current research interests include postphenomenology of technological mediation; pragmatism and its amalgamation to the phenomenology and hermeneutics traditions; interface of human cognition and technology & critical theory of technology.