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Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology

When: November 20, 2012
What: Symposium
Where: Chalmers Architecture

The Swedish Ernst Cassirer Society arranged a symposium on Ernst Cassirer's philosophy of technology to pay attention to the recently published anthology Ernst Cassirer on form and technology: contemporary readings, at Chalmers Architecture on Tuesday 20 November.

16.00 Ingvild Folkvord (NTNU): "Reading Ernst ” Cassirer from the present: on Form and technology”"
16.45 Andrej Slávik (Chalmers): "”Substance and (digital) function: the case of parametric architecture”"
17:30 Break
18.00 The Cassirer lecture 2012, Jean Lassègue (Institut Marcel Mauss, EHESS): "”Semiotic anthropology and the technology of writing: Cassirer’'s legacy”"

The symposium was arranged in collaboration between Chalmers Architecture, the research profile Form and Technology, and the Strong Research Environment Architecture in the Making.



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