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Roboter Ante Portas: Die zweite Revolution des Maschinenzeitalters – Tips fur Menschenkinder (The Second Machine Age Revolution – Tips for Human Children, published in German)

Originally published in: Lettre International (Berlin) Summer 2019 POTENTIALE DES WANDELS Unsere Welt erlebt gerade eine zweite Revolution des Maschinenzeitalters, einen ungleich globaleren und tiefgreifenderen Wandel, ausgelöst durch den Einsatz von künstlicher Intelligenz und „smarten“ Robotern in immer mehr Bereichen des Alltagslebens....

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27 June 2019
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VIDEO | Western Conceptions of Politics: Four Beijing Lectures

Within public life in many Western countries, the words ‘politics’ (zhèngzhì), ‘political’ and ‘political life’ (zhèngzhì yóuxì)  are today proving to be deeply controversial. They are often reckoned to be dirty words, synonyms for corrupt government, lying politicians and unpopular...

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14 August 2018
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Wittgenstein and the Dangers of Certainty

Ludwig Wittgenstein, in Swansea, Wales, September 1947. Ben Richards John Keane, University of Sydney The following notes on the politics of rising uncertainty and the future of democracy were prepared for the inaugural CISS global forum, Peace and Security under Uncertainty, Quarantine Station,...

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02 May 2017
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How the Spanish political laboratory is reconfiguring democracy

With the likes of Pablo Iglesias and Ada Colau coming to power in Spain, we are witnessing the rise of the ‘post-representatives’. Barcelona En Comú/flickr, CC BY-SA Ramón Andrés Feenstra, Universitat Jaume I; Andreu Casero-Ripolles, Universitat Jaume I; John Keane, University of...

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23 March 2017