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Is it all Heideggers fault?
Present at Hand
Ready to Hand
Quentin Meillassoux, Ray Brassier, Ian Hamilton Grant, and Graham Harman
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Object Orientated Ontology
but how do we materially engage with philosophy?
“If a physician is someone who practices medicine, perhaps a
metaphysician ought be someone who practices ontology. Just
as one would likely not trust a doctor who had only read and
written journal articles about medicine to explain the particular
curiosities of one’s body, so one ought not trust a
metaphysician who had only read and written books about the
nature of the universe.” Ian Bogost
• What are we saying?
• HCD methods are problematic for IoT
• OOO provides an alternative framing.
• Design Fiction provides a way of
exploring the potential of that framing.
• What we are not saying?
• That HCD is not a useful framing.
• That we are proving the philosophy