Topic „Space, and the World as Network“

    Networked spaces are crucial for understanding our recent life worlds. Networked spaces of different kinds not only mold sociality today, but also that what has been called formerly the conditio humana, or human condition. Moving and living inside the terms provided by such spaces not only transforms our basic conceptions of spatiality, but also of the social, the communal, and of the Self. Being networked is not only a metaphor but evolved into a prime mode of existence, and comprehension. In this topic, different perspectives of that phenomenon shall be discussed in this topic.

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