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Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology

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Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology. / Gane, N.

In: Theory, Culture and Society, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2005, p. 25-41.

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Gane, N 2005, 'Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology', Theory, Culture and Society, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 25-41. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263276405053718

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Gane, N. (2005). Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology. Theory, Culture and Society, 22(3), 25-41. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263276405053718

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Gane N. Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology. Theory, Culture and Society. 2005;22(3):25-41. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263276405053718

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Gane, N. / Radical Post-humanism: Friedrich Kittler and the Primacy of Technology. In: Theory, Culture and Society. 2005 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 25-41.

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