Yoni Van Den Eede
Yoni Van Den Eede is Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and part-time Assistant Research Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels). His research concerns the philosophy of technology, media theory, and media ecology, with an emphasis on phenomenological, cultural, existential, and political themes. He is the author of Amor Technologiae: Marshall McLuhan as Philosopher of Technology (VUBPRESS, 2012) and of (in Dutch) Mens en media (LannooCampus, 2014) and Vanzelf (Acco, 2015). His newest book, The Beauty of Detours: A Batesonian Philosophy of Technology (SUNY Press) is scheduled for release in 2019. He has (co-)edited special issues of Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, Foundations of Science, and Explorations in Media Ecology as well as the book Postphenomenology and Media: Essays on Human–Media–World Relations (Lanham, Lexington Books, 2017). Since 2011 he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Phenomenology and Media, and from 2014 to 2016 he served as President of that same organization. He has organized multiple conferences and workshops in Belgium and abroad.