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mediators & personhood

just heard a very interesting talk klaus peter koepping gave at the interart meeting “Spielformen des Selbst. Subjektivität und Spiel zwischen Ethik und Ästhetik” at the berlin institute for cultural inquiry ICI.

questioning the western notion of an autonomous individual subjectivity, he came up with marcel mauss and some provocative thoughts on the ludic and its bodily impacts. (this follows those recently posted contributions vs. the cartesian dualism, shifting from the subject/object schism to the separation of individual/social.) Read the rest of this entry »