Brunella Antomarini

Brunella Antomarini, Ph.D. in Aesthetics (Gregoriana University in Rome), teaches Aesthetics and Contemporary philosophy at John Cabot University, Rome. She lives in Rome and has a pluri-disciplinary education in contemporary epistemology, aesthetics, anthropology, and post-humanism. Her current research concerns the analysis of the common functions of the organic body and the retroactive machine through an epistemological convergence of different views, such as pragmatism, cybernetics, and systems theory.

Among her recent publications: Le macchine nubili (Castelvecchi, Rome 2020). “The Xenobots as Thought-Experiment: Teleology Within the Paradigm of Natural Selection,” (Studi di Estetica n. 23 (2/2022) Fascicolo Sensibilia 15 Emergence / Emergency). “Contact in Absentia: Toward a Cybertouch,” (in The Covid Spectrum. Theoretical and Experiential Reflections from India and Beyond, edited by K. Mahadevan et al., intro by S. Zizek, New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, 2021, pp. 23-32). Peirce and Cybernetics: Retroduction, Error and Auto-Poiesis in Future Thinking. (“Cognitio”, São Paulo, v. 18, n. 2, 2017, pp. 187-204). The Maiden Machine: Philosophy in the Age of the Unborn Woman (Edgewise, New York 2013); Thinking Through Error. The Moving Target of Knowledge (Lexington Books Lanham 2012).

As a co-editor with Adam Berg, Aesthetics in Present Future. The Arts in the Technological Horizon (Lexington Books, Lanham 2013). La preistoria acustica della poesia (Aragno Editore, Milano 2013); L'errore del maestro. Una lettura laica dei Vangeli (Derive&Approdi, Rome 2006); La percezione della forma. Trascendenza e finitezza in Hans Urs von Balthasar (Aesthetica Edizioni, Palermo 2004). As a co-author with A. Berg, Vladimir D'Amora, Alessandro De Francesco, Miltos Manetas, Haephestus Re-Loaded, (Punctum, LA 2019). She edited the book by Yuk Hui, Pensare la Contingenza. La rinascita della filosofia dopo la cibernetica (Rome, Castelvecchi, 2022).

Art, Technology and Philosophy Symposium (II)

Leibniz' Teleology,
Or A Pre-history of Cybernetics