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The university in the epoch of digital reason: Fast knowledge in the circuits of cybernetic capitalism

Abstract
This article examines the university institutional in relation to the notion of time by postulating the concept of “the epoch of digital reason.” Within this epoch the university exhibits “fast knowledge” flows of knowledge in the circuits of “cybernetic capitalism.” The paper introduces the university on speed through the work of Paul Virilio and then in the next sections examines “the epoch of digital reason,” fast knowledge and fast capitalism and “the cybernetic hypothesis” including a conception of the university and “speed politics” within cybernetic capitalism.
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Journal Article
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Peters, M. A. (2015). The university in the epoch of digital reason: Fast knowledge in the circuits of cybernetic capitalism. Analysis and Metaphysics, 14, 38–58.
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2015
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Addleton Academic Publishers
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This article is published in the journal: Analysis and Metaphysics. Used with permission.