Rethinking Theories and Practices of Imaging by Timothy H. EngstrRethinking Theories and Practices of Imaging by Timothy H. Engstr

Rethinking Theories and Practices of Imaging

byTimothy H. EngstrEditorE. Selinger

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

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The first volume of its kind to analyze the impact that theories and practices of imaging have had on a variety of fields. It draws on an impressive range of philosophical approaches, from analytic, to pragmatic, to phenomenological - concluding that imaging is developing a social and cultural impact comparable to language.
CHRIS BURNETT is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Toledo, USA LISA CARTWRIGHT is an Associate Professor of Communications at the University of California at San Diego, USA MILDRED CHO is the Associate Director of the Stanford Centre for Biomedical Ethics, USA ANDY CLARK is Professor of Logic and Meta...
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Title:Rethinking Theories and Practices of ImagingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:348 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.01 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230580653

ISBN - 13:9780230580657

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List of Images Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction PART I: REINVENTING SIGHT Reinventing Sight: Theories and Practices of Imaging; T.Engström & E.Selinger PART II: PERCEPTION AND IMAGING Visual Apprehension and the European Renaissance; A.Crosby Experience and Experiment in Art; A.Noë Phenomenology and Imaging: Incorporating the Material; D.Ihde PART III: EPISTEMOLOGY, IDENTITY AND IMAGING Concrete Images for Abstract Questions: A Philosophical View; P.Grim The Epistemic Function of Brain Images; M.Delehanty Technologies to Bond With; A.Clark On the Subject of Neural and Sensory Prostheses; L.Cartwright & B.Goldfarb PART IV: ART, AESTHETICS AND IMAGING Final Fantasy, or the [Dis]Illusion of Computer Graphic Life; V.Sobchack A Scene in the Digital Library: Imaging Literature; C.Burnett William Kentridge: Moving Pictures; C.Reade PART V: ETHICS, POLITICS, AND IMAGING Publicity and Indifferences: Media, Surveillance, 'Humanitarian Intervention'; T.Keenan ELSI Priorities for Brain Imaging; J.Illes, R.de Vries, M.Cho & P.Schraedley-Desmond The End of the World Picture? Lyotard, Technology, and the Human; S.Malpas Word and Image in Online Education; A.Freeberg Index