Acousmatic Lecture Series – Markus Gabriel

You are cordialy invited to the Acousmatic Lecture of the series 2017 on 5th October at 5:30pm presenting Prof. Dr. Markus Gabriel in Errant Sound, Kollwitzstraße 97, 10435 Berlin.
The lecture will be held in English.
Please confirm your participation by sending an email to acousmaticlectures@gmail.com
We are looking forward to your coming!
Acousmatic Lecture Series
The Acousmatic Lecture Series presents a program of unconventional, interdisciplinary lectures in Berlin, in which art and theory encounter one another in productive dialogue.
The Acousmatic Lecture Series is a laboratory for investigating phenomena that are directly related to acoustic information and its research-based, artistic, and socio-political dimensions.
05.10.2017 / 17:30 h
Prof. Dr. Markus Gabriel
Is virtual reality part of reality?
In my lecture I will examine the extent to which imagination contributes to our perception of reality. I will test out the relationship between imagination and perception according to the ontology of virtual reality, which Australian philosopher David Chalmers calls a genuine form of perceivable albeit digital reality.
Gabriel studied philosophy, classical philology, modern German literature and German studies in Hagen, Bonn, and Heidelberg, where he received his PhD in 2005 on Schelling’s late philosophy under advisor Jens Halfwassen. He was a guest researcher at the University of Lisbon in 2005, and interim member of the academic senate in Heidelberg from 2006-2008. He completed his postdoctoral qualitification on skepticism and idealism in Heidelberg in 2008. From 2008-09 he was assistant professor at the Department of Philosophy of the New School for Social Research in New York City. Since July 2009, Gabriel teaches theory of knowledge and philosophy of the modern age at the University of Bonn.
The lecture will be held in English!
Program
06.07. 2017 / 19:00 h – Sabeth Buchmann (D)
13.07.2017 / 19:00 h – Birgit Schneider (D)
14.09.2017 / 19:00 h – Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (E)
05.10.2017 / 17:30 h – Markus Gabriel (E)
19.10.2017 / 19:00 h – Alex Arteaga (E)
A project by Mario Asef
The project was made possible by:
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Contact: acousmaticlectures@gmail.com
Errant Sound
Kollwitzstrasse 97
10435 Berlin
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