Communities & the Digital World: A Philosophical Approach
Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 5 – 6pm
A public lecture by Pierre Mathias organised by the Departments of Philosophy & French in collaboration with the French Embassy in Ireland.
Pierre Mathias, a graduate of the École normale supérieure, is one of the foremost French philosophers of his generation. He has undertaken pioneering research on the Internet in relation to its philosophical ramifications.
He has published extensively on the subject, notably three books: La Cité Internet (1997), Des libertés numériques (2008), and Qu’est-ce que l’internet? (2009). He is also a member of two research networks which focus on this subject, Réseaux, Savoirs et Territoires (ENS-Ulm & ENSSIB) et Vox Internet (MSH, Paris).
The paper will be in English.
Campus Location: Trinity Long Room Hub
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Library, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public