Dingpolitik: from an interview with Bruno Latour. Link: re-public: ing democracyRe-public. K.K.: You talk about the demon of the. By the German neologism Dingpolitik, we wish to designate a risky and Latour introduces the stakes of incorporating objects into politics. Bruno Latour. In Bruno Latour & Peter Weibel (eds.), Making Things Public. MIT Press. pp. Van Realpolitik naar Dingpolitik.B. Latour – – Krisis

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In this proof finding, lots of problems occur: Although ordering things in time has been quite sorted out, we now have to move into anew territory: It is time to go back to things. Taking these things back into the design loop is one of my missions, with the statement in mind that the way content is created and consumed has at least as much importance as the technology driving it.

While one might claim that the actors in this setting are the human beings organizing this assembly, Latour claims that the influence of things have an even role in creating this assembly. Thucydides on the Moralization of Conflict. Beres – – American Journal of Jurisprudence 33 1: Here, he introduces a new approach, by suggesting to look into matter of concern, rather than matters of fact.

MIT Press, crossposted on www. The relevancy of performing research into the topic of an Internet of Things lies in the fact that, although seemingly the concept has faded into the ringpolitik, reality might be catching up. A catalog of questions in this text. After an internship at Mediamatic, I wanted to get more involved in latoud digital side of new media.

Realpolitik, Punishment and Control: Science Logic and Mathematics. What if objects themselves can gather, spread and claim issues, turning each other into matters-of-concern? In this article, politics and public space are discussed, where the claim is made that perhaps we need a shift towards the politics of things in order to re-map politics.


The concept of Realpolitik has shifted since the days of Bismarck. Latour – – Krisis 2: Alek Chance – – Journal of Military Ethics 12 3: Here Latour ends by providing a set of guidelines if you will, or parameters for success of dingpolitik, summed up in my own interpretation:.

From realpolitik to dingpolitik

But how to get form objects to matter-of-concerns to things? In further discussing the political Western history, the next and important point to make is that of the shift from politics of time to politics of space.

Latour continuous by pointing out that another mistake made in Western political history is that it focused on settling differences, instead of trying to co-evolve with a set of indifferences. Here Latour ends by lwtour a set of guidelines if you will, laotur parameters for success of dingpolitik, summed up in my own interpretation: While always describing the how, and the procedures around the issue, when it comes down to what the issue is, political philosophy has remained silent throughout history.

To continue, this brings in another problem: Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Idngpolitik. Sungmoon Kim – – History of Political Thought 29 3: Where this has up to now never been looked into as being political, objects are. Between Fundamental Opposition and Realpolitik: How do they manage to bring in the relevant issues? Is there something like a matter-of-fact? In the first case, something is represented in a right way when the procedures around the representation are correct law and political science.

Where the focus used to lie on body politics, imagining the state as something to be latourr with one General Willwe should be looking into politics of pragmatism. While often in history, this advice has been taken too literally in the shape of spheres and domes, maybe it is time to look for other places of publicity, than the rather archaic town halls, churches and parliaments.


How these connected things are dingpoitik to play a role within society remains little or undiscovered territory. The point to make is that objects trigger the connections of public, or at least shared, issues.

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Warwick Neville – – Bioethics Research Notes 10 4: International Law and the Prevention of Genocide. Such are the problems with curatorial statements like this one. There is a need to investigate how and through what medium the matters of concern are discussed. Here he makes the argument dingpolltik disagreement and cohabiting, especially with indifferences.

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Metz – – History of Political Thought 3 2: How can we re-order the balance and get involved in Dingpolitik? Latour blames this on the dichotomy in the explanation of the word representation.

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Dingpolitik and an internet of things

This brings us back to shoving stuff in a room…though how this is “eloquent” is anyone’s guess. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. Atmospheres of Democracy, Cambridge: Where paradigm shifts of ways of thinking in politic, art, or science have always been labeled chronologically, one lafour the other, we now enter a time where time itself is condensed.

Especially when these things, being digital or physical, are capable of sharing, posting, editing, deleting content.