Antropologija informacij: transdisciplinarno podpolje informacijske znanosti

The emergence of information and technology anthropology, and cyborg anthropology at this point runs along a side route. Anthropology of information and technology is the use of the anthropological approach in information science and vice versa, information science should be one of the most important anthropological sciences. Based on a few cases, traditional anthropology, the new anthropology of information and technology, and cyborg anthropology are introduced. The interpretative models of traditional anthropology, which have led it to a state of deep crisis, are inextricably linked with the male members of the white ruling class in the developed countries of the West as a subject of anthropology. Particularly highlighted is also the contribution of women to the prevalence of the anthropology crisis, in which traditional anthropology was pushed due to androcentricity, sexism, racism and the ideological nature of the anthropology of "mainstream". Anthropology of information is more an interpretative than an experimental discipline, encompassing information behavior and information culture. Biological anthropology as a type of traditional anthropology deals with the relationship between man and other living beings, especially animals, whereas cyborg anthropology, according to the theory of network actors (Actor Network Theory – ANT), deals with the relationship between man and cybernetic organisms, or between man and technology as a human creation. The founding text of cyborg anthropology is A Cyborg Manifesto by Donna Haraway (1985)


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30. 6. 2015
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