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Schwindel der Postmoderne.
Zufall und Kontingenzpotenzierung in Performance und Film
Since early modernity, art, philosophy, and science have appropriated the potential of disorder inherent in chance as a principle of innovation. In contemporary aesthetic discourse, turbulences of chance are operationalized ...
Zur Physik der Sensation in der surrealistischen Spieltheorie
Taking Roger Caillois’ concept of “ilinx” as a starting point, the article deals with play theory in the 20th century. It reconstructs Caillois’ main work Man, Play and Games (1958), including his famous categorization of ...
Begegnungen mit dem Ungewissen
Phantoms can be seen as sensual phenomena that question the limits of knowledge. They are present in dreams, states of inattention or absences of mind. That makes them both fascinating and dangerous objects, which have the ...
Zur Meteorologie der Finanzmärkte
The article deals with the historical relationship between physics and economy. My investigation focuses primarily on the use of meteorological metaphors in reporting financial market transactions. This paper charts recent ...