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Analogue ontology and digital disruption

R Hassan

Educational Philosophy and Theory | Published : 2021

Abstract

Pervasive digitality reveals us as analogue creatures that are unprepared for a world and a logic generated increasingly through automation. Promulgated by capitalism, digitality has created a new form of alienation, one far more powerful and comprehensive than that envisaged by either Marx or Lukács in the analogue-industrial age. Digital alienation-through-automation is the central process in our digital post-modernity. The effects reach increasing registers and spheres of culture, economy and politics. This essay considers the effects within the production of knowledge within higher education. Through a critique of Clayton Christensen’s concept of ‘disruptive technologies’, it develops th..

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