The Metamorphosis of Culturen

  • Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta 0000-0001-5693-8629
Keywords: Culture, Semiotics, Teleonomy, Emergence


Culture, concept consolidated by Edward Burnett Tylor, who lived between 1832-1917, one of the fathers of social anthropology, as being the “complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabil­ities and habits acquired by man as a member of society”, therefore, as the set of ideas, systematized knowledge, traditions and habits in a particular ethos, has been regularly debated, particularly since the late nineteenth century. Philosophers like Daniel Dennett have speculated on the principles of its transformation. Emanuel Pimenta has been writing and publishing articles and books on the subject since the 1980s, but with a different approach, essentially mathematical. Starting from Charles Sanders Peirce and incorporating neuroaesthetics, he establishes princi­ples of mutation and conceptualization of culture as an alive organism.


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Author Biography

Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta, 0000-0001-5693-8629

É Músico, arquiteto, fotógrafo e artista intermedia. Desenvolve projetos de mú­sica, arquitetura e urbanismo utilizando tecnologias de Realidade Virtual e Ci­berespaço. Trabalhou em colaborações com John Cage, Ornette Coleman, Merce Cunningham, René Berger, Lucrezia De Domizio, William Anastasi, Daniel Char­les, Jon Rappoport, Dove Bradshaw, Phill Niblock, entre outros. É membro da Aca­demia de Ciências de New York.


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How to Cite
Dimas de Melo Pimenta, E. . (2020). The Metamorphosis of Culturen. DAT Journal, 5(2), 329-344.
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