Wolfgang Schirmacher, Ph.D., (b. 1944) is Arthur Schopenhauer Chair and Program Director of the Media and Communications Division at the European Graduate School EGS. He is an internationally active philosopher of technology with an emphasis on media, gene technology, and neuroscience. Wolfgang Schirmacher is President of the International Schopenhauer Association, Chair of the Artificial Life Group, Director of International Relations of the Philosophy and Technology Studies Center, Polytechnic University, New York, and a former Core Faculty Member of the Media Studies Graduate Program, New School for Social Research.
Publications by Wolfgang Schirmacher:
- 2009Paperback, 196 pagesISBN 0981946259Follow Us or Die deals with the heritage of the so-called high school shooters within the context of the film pamphlet Follow Us or Die by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and Jonas Staal. The material selected, quoted and presented in this publication encompasses literary work such as short stories, poetry and theater pieces as well as a repr...Publication Program: Interventions
- 2008Paperback, 412 pagesISBN 0974853410Schopenhauer's grim philosophy of culture with its honest insight into the human condition is unprecedented. But the influence of other philosophers, from Plato to Kant, as well of Eastern Thought needs to be explored: Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, The Frankfurt School as well as Samuel Beckett fell under his spell. The editor Wolfgang Schirmacher...