Paul Virilio and the articulation of post-reality
This article provides an introductory overview of the theories of Paul Virilio, particularly regarding how technologically-enhanced speed impacts human reality. It positions Virilio as part modernist, part postmodernist and discusses how his ethico-political views color his more aesthetic metaphysics, creating a tension in his final position on the merits of technological speed's blurring of the real and the imaginary. It concludes by contrasting Virilio's position with some comments on aesthetics by Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Hanes, M. (1996). Paul Virilio and the articulation of post-reality. Human Studies 19 (2), pp. 185-197.
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