Heidegger's "The Question concerning Technology" - New Readings

June 12, 2024
School of Philosophy, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne campus

Greg Craven Centre, St Teresa of Kolkata Building, Level 7
115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


University of Melbourne
Australian Catholic University
University of Melbourne
University of Tasmania
Boston College
University of New South Wales
Australian Catholic University
Macquarie University
University of Wollongong


Monash University
Australian Catholic University

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Session 1  (9.00-11.00)

Dermot Moran: AI and the Resistance of the Life-World: Phenomenological Reflections

Richard Colledge: Enframing and Interrogating Nature: Heidegger’s Technology Essay in Light of Bacon and Kant

Jess Martin/Christopher O’Neill: Gestell as ‘Correction’: Derrida’s Reading of ‘The Question’ and the Philosophy of Error.

James Philips: A Dog-Leg Reading of Heidegger and Plato on Poetry as technē

Morning Tea 11.00-11.15

Session 2  (11.15-12.45)

Andrew Inkpin:Can the 'Saving Power' Save Us?

Robert Sinnerbrink: ‘Saving Power’: Heidegger on the Ethical Ambiguity of Technics

Lucy Benjamin: The Question Concerning the Prelude to Breakdown

Lunch 12.45-1.30

Session 3 (1.30-3.00)

Marilyn Stendera: Concerning Time

Jeff Malpas: Technology and Spatialization

Claude Romano: Heidegger and Carlyle on Technology

Afternoon Tea 3.00-3.15

Session 4  (3.15-4.45)

Justin Clemens:Intricacies of the Eventing-Structuring of the Becoming-Enframing of Technology’

Lucy Myers: Understanding the Role of Labour in 'The Question Concerning of Technology'.

Joe Hughes: Technologies of the Event: Toward a Theory of Presentational Forms.

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