The Digital Humanities and the Transcending of Mortality – NYTimes.com

Meaning everywhere and nowhere, produced not by anyone but by everyone in concert, meaning not waiting for us at the end of a linear chain of authored thought in the form of a sentence or an essay or a book, but immediately and multiply present in a cornucopia of ever-expanding significances.

There are two things I want to say about this vision: first, that it is theological, a description its adherents would most likely resist, and, second, that it is political, a description its adherents would most likely embrace.

via The Digital Humanities and the Transcending of Mortality – NYTimes.com.

As usual, Stanley Fish is insightful, provocative, and theoretical.

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