➮ [Ebook] ➩ Intelligence and Spirit By Reza Negarestani ➺ – E17streets4all.co.uk The history of philosophy conceived as the elaboration of a program for artificial general intelligence; intelligence understood as the impersonal and collective evolution of a thought that constructs The history of philosophy conceived as the elaboration of a program for artificial general intelligence; intelligence understood as the impersonal and collective evolution of a thought that constructs itself according to a view from nowhere and nowhenIn Intelligence and Spirit Reza Negarestani formulates the ultimate form of intelligence as a theoretical and practical thought unfettered by the temporal order of things a real movement capable of overcoming any state of affairs that from the perspective of the present may appear to be the complete totality of its historyBuilding on Hegel’s account of geist as a multi agent conception of mind and Kant’s transcendental psychology as a functional analysis of the conditions of possibility of having mind Negarestani provides a critiue of both classical humanism and dominant trends in posthumanismThis remarkable fusion of continental philosophy in the form of a renewal of the speculative ambitions of German Idealism and analytic philosophy in the form of extended thought experiments and a philosophy of artificial languages opens up new perspectives on the meaning of human intelligence and explores the real potential of posthuman intelligence and what it means for us to live in its prehistory.
Reza Negarestani is an Iranian philosopher and writer known for pioneering the genre of 'theory fiction' with his book Cyclonopedia which was published in it was listed in Artforum as one of the best books of Negarestani has been a regular contributor to Collapse journal as well as other print and web publications such as Ctheory On March faculty from Brooklyn College.
- 592 pages
- Intelligence and Spirit
- Reza Negarestani
- 12 March 2014 Reza Negarestani