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By Roberto Diodato,Silvia Benso,John Protevi,Justin L. Harmon

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Reconfigures vintage aesthetic ideas in terms of the newness brought through digital bodies.

Arguing that the digital physique is whatever new—namely, an entity that from an ontological standpoint has just recently entered the world—Roberto Diodato considers the consequences of this sort of physique for aesthetics. digital our bodies insert themselves into the distance unfolded via the well-known contrast in Aristotle’s Physics among common and synthetic beings—they are either. they're beings which are concurrently occasions; they're photos which are immediately inner and exterior; they're ontological hybrids that exist simply within the interplay among logical-computational textual content and human our bodies endowed with technological prostheses. Pursuing this line of proposal, Diodato reconfigures vintage aesthetic strategies resembling mimesis, illustration, the relation among phantasm and truth, the character of pictures and mind's eye, and the idea of sensory knowledge.

Roberto Diodato is affiliate Professor of Aesthetics on the Catholic collage of the Sacred center in Milan, Italy.

Justin L. Harmon is a instructing assistant within the Philosophy division on the collage of Kentucky.

Silvia Benso is Professor of Philosophy on the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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