Hong Sungook teaches at the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University. Prior to coming to Seoul National University, he taught at the University of Toronto. Hong believes that a deep understanding of science and technology is essential for the understanding of human beings, as well as the society, and he is publicizing the STS viewpoint on science and technology. He has been interested in the history of automata as an interface between man and machine. In recent years, he has been studying science and religion, post-humanism, and ethical issues of artificial intelligence.
Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity Chin Jungkown, Common Accounts (Igor Bragado & Miles Gertler), Arisa Ema, Hong Sungook, Yuk Hui, Kim Jaehee, Catherine Malabou, Hannah Proctor, Erik Rietveld, Mark Wasiuta Focused on post-labor, psychopathology, and plasticity of human mind and body, this book introduces insight, critiques, and propositions in the area of âself-design,â ranging from design and architecture to science, media, history, philosophy, and contemporary art. The field of design has radically expanded. As a practice, design is no longer limited to the world of material objects, but rather extends from carefully crafted individual looks and online identities, to the surrounding galaxies of personal devices, new materials, interfaces, networks, systems, infrastructures, data, chemicals, organisms, and genetic codes. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution, this book shed light on the necessity to recognize that manmade, artificial objects are continuously reshaping our daily lives, and thus to rethink the intimate and fundamental relationship between design and what