Understanding digital events : process philosophy and causal autonomy

Kreps, DGP ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5776-2888, Rowe, F and Muirhead, J 2019, Understanding digital events : process philosophy and causal autonomy , in: 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 6th-10th January 2020, Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.

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Abstract

This paper argues that the ubiquitous digital networks in which we are increasingly becoming immersed present a threat to our ability to exercise free will. Using process philosophy, and expanding upon understandings of causal autonomy, the paper outlines a thematic analysis of diary studies and interviews gathered in a project exploring the nature of digital experience. It concludes that without mindfulness in both the use and design of digital devices and services we run the risk of allowing such services to direct our daily lives in ways over which we are increasingly losing control.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Proceedings
Funders: British Academy
Depositing User: Dr DGP Kreps
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 16:00
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2020 02:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53029

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