Yuk Hui

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Yuk Hui is a philosopher from Hong Kong. Hui studied computer engineering, cultural theory and philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and Goldsmiths College in London, with a focus on philosophy of technology. He is associate professor in philosophy of technology and media at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. He taught at the Faculty of Media, Bauhaus University in Weimar, and at the Institute for Philosophy and Art, Leuphana University between 2012 and 2019. Since 2015 he is visiting professor of philosophy and technology at the China Academy of Art. Earlier he was postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Center for Digital Cultures at the Leuphana University as well as visiting scientist at the T-Labs Berlin. He is member of the Centre international des études simondoniennes (MSH Paris Nord).



  • On the Existence of Digital Objects, pref. Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, 2016, xiii+314 pp, ARG. Publisher. Review: Larivière (Parrhesia).
    • Lun shu ma wu de cun zai [论数码物的存在], trans. Wannan Li (李婉楠), Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House, 2019, 305 pp. (Chinese)
  • The Question Concerning Technology in China: An Essay in Cosmotechnics, Falmouth: Urbanomic, 2017, ARG. Publisher.
    • 중국에서의 기술에 관한 물음, trans. Hyung-Joon Jo, 새물결, 2019, 400 pp. (Korean)
    • Die Frage nach der Technik in China. Ein Essay über die Kosmotechnik, trans. David Frühauf, Berlin: Matthes und Seitz, 2020, 280 pp. (German)
    • La Question de la technique en Chine, pref. Junius Frey, trans. Alex Taillard, Paris: Éditions Divergences, 2021, 332 pp. (French)
  • Recursivity and Contingency, London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2019, ARG. Publisher.
    • Rekursivnost i kontingentnost [Рекурсивность и контингентность], trans. Dmitry Kralechkin, Moscow: V-A-C Press, 2020, 400 pp. Publisher. (Russian)
    • 递归与偶然, trans. 苏子滢, Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, 2020, 387 pp. (Chinese)
  • Fragmentar el Futuro. Ensayos sobre tecnodiversidad, Buenos Aires: Caja Negra, 2020, 192 pp. Publisher. (Spanish)
    • Tecnodiversidade, trans. Humberto do Amaral, Sao Paolo: Ubu Editora, 2021, 224 pp. (Portuguese)
  • Art and Cosmotechnics, University of Minnesota Press, 2021, 318 pp. Publisher.

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