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Homo faber revisited: Postphenomenology and material engagement theory

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Humans, more than any other species, have been altering their paths of development by creating new material forms and by opening up to new possibilities of material engagement. That is, we become constituted through making and using technologies that shape our minds and extend our bodies.We make things which in turn make us. This ongoing dialectic has long been recognised from a deep-time perspective. It also seems natural in the present in view of the ways new materialities and digital ecolo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s13347-018-0321-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Keble College
ORCID:
0000-0003-2140-4998
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Malafouris, L
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Springer Publisher's website
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Philosophy and Technology Journal website
Publication date:
2018-07-30
Acceptance date:
2018-07-02
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2210-5441
ISSN:
2210-5433
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pubs:949888
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uri:d76cf378-d113-42d0-a883-f93863b4f011
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uuid:d76cf378-d113-42d0-a883-f93863b4f011
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pubs:949888

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