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Converging Human and Digital Bodies. Posthumanism, Property, Law.

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Title: Converging Human and Digital Bodies. Posthumanism, Property, Law.
Authors: Käll, Jannice
Issue Date: 22-May-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Law ; Juridiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2017-06-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 juni 2017, kl. 10.00, SKF-salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Laws
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Juridiska institutionens skriftserie
Keywords: digitalization, information, innovation, intellectual property, knowledge, law, new materialism, personhood, posthumanism, property, subjectivity
Abstract: This thesis elaborates a theory for understanding how advanced capitalism commoditizes knowledge to an intensified degree simultaneously as it undoes the divide between human and nonhuman beings. In the text, such theory visibilizes how human and digital bodies are being produced as increasingly connected in innovation theory and recent business practices. Such increased connectivity between human and digital bodies is here specifically related to an obfuscation of the legal conceptual divides b... more
ISBN: 978-91-87869-07-5
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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