Essays about: "anthropocentrism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the word anthropocentrism.

  1. 1. Residual Care - Stories from an Extractive Landscape

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Malin Bergman; [2020]
    Keywords : Boliden; Västerbotten; care; mining; narrative;

    Abstract : Told through a story, the thesis explores the complexities of care and mining in relation to residual architecture. It approaches our world in a humble manner and aims to decentralise the human through proposing spaces of care for human and non-human alike. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speculating Relationships

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lennart Czienskowski; [2020]
    Keywords : Speculative Design; Post-Humanism; Post-Anthropocentrism; Human-Artifact Relationship; Object Character; Interaction Attributes; Phenomenology; Research Through Design; Aesthetics; Materiality; Object Behaviour; Relationship-centered Design;

    Abstract : In this thesis the idea of relationship-centered design is proposed based on a speculative design project which is grounded in an understanding of post-anthropocentrism. To facilitate post-anthropocentric human-artifact relationships, that don’t favor living actors over non-living actor, objects may appear to have a life-like agency based on needs and therefore must be empathized with which can be achieved through object characters. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Why Did I Live"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Tora Åsling; [2020]
    Keywords : Mary Shelley; Meredith Ann Pierce; Humanism; Posthumanism; Anthropocentrism; Speciesism; Artificial Life; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how Mary Shelley and Meredith Ann Pierce criticise Western patriarchal societies through the depiction of the creation of artificial life. The thesis discusses how Shelley and Pierce’s critique consequently includes a critique of Humanism, since the school of thought had a pivotal role in the formation of the civilizational model of these Western societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cooperative Apocalypse : Hostile Geological Forces in N. K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth Trilogy

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Felicia Stenberg; [2020]
    Keywords : The Broken Earth trilogy; N. K. Jemisin; Bruno Latour; Agency; ANT; Geostory; Donna Haraway; Chthulucene; Sympoeisis; Become-with; Response-Ability; Anthropocene; Anthropocentrism; Posthumanism; Climate Fiction; Collectivism; Gaia Theory; Amitav Ghosh.;

    Abstract : In this thesis I explore the place of the human in the Anthropocene, and our relationship to the Earth through an analysis of N. K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth trilogy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-anthropocentric Design Thinking : Shifting focus to earthling needs through speculative contextualization, continuous re-evaluation and a focus on long-term service-based relationships, supported by PaaS viability

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Tisha Hupkes; [2020]
    Keywords : Design thinking; non-anthropocentric; entanglement.;

    Abstract : In a world where halting climate breakdown is becoming more and more urgent by the minute, so too does the media industry need to deliver its contribution to change. Especially since innovation - a carrier of change - is seen as one of the main pillars of this field. READ MORE