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Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Stephen Zepke and Simon O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What is at stake for contemporary art in the take up of Deleuze and Guattari's thought? What are the limits and possibilities of this take up? To address these questions, this book presents a series ... More


Aesthēsis and Technē: New Technologies and Lyotard’s Aesthetics

Ashley Woodward

in Lyotard and the Inhuman Condition: Reflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697243
eISBN:
9781474418669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697243.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Lyotard’s consideration of the way that technologies, and in particular information technologies, reconfigure the nature of aesthetic experience. When art uses communication ... More


Rehabilitating Technology: A Manifesto

Eric Schatzberg

in Technology: Critical History of a Concept

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583839
eISBN:
9780226584027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584027.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This manifesto summarizes, in six short points, steps that are needed to rehabilitate technology as a concept for history and social theory, and eventually to shape technologies toward more humane ... More


Fact and Fiction in the Neuropsychology of Art

Roman Frigg and Catherine Howard

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This paper provides a critical discussion of Zaidel's (2005) attempt to shed light on the neuropsychology of art by studying brain damage in established artists. We conclude that the methods used are ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


Asia-as-Technê

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Offers an introduction to the notion of Asia-as-technê, which is defined as a desire to embrace “Eastern” aesthetics as a means of redeeming “Western” technoculture. The example of David Hockney's ... More


Why This Book?

Xin Wei Sha

in Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 1 orients readers to what is at stake in computationally augmented and nondigital responsive media and responsive environments: the potential for ethico-aesthetic experiment. This appeals to ... More


Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Alf Gabrielsson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The mass media and the Internet have given us unlimited paths into the world of music. Just like music is varied and endless, so are our reactions to it. The very same piece of music can generate ... More


Solving Low Fertility Rate with Technology?

Jung-ok Ha

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

South Korea's total fertility rate (TFR) in 2005 was 1.08, the lowest in the world. The government launched the National Support Program for Infertile Couples (“the Program”) in 2006 which ... More


Iconicity and Interactivity

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Frank Popper roughly discriminates between two kinds of computer-based works: The ones built on data bases administer a collection of digitized material, and the ones of interest here that provide ... More


Stories of Infertility and its Conquest: The Sisterhood of Bloody Mary

Clara Pinto-Correia

in Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170949
eISBN:
9780231544580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The story of assisted reproductive technologies are often told as conquests over adversity, if not conquests over nature, itself. But for many, assisted reproductive technologies have been a double ... More


Technological Change in China’s Paper Industry

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s paper industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China slowly modernized this industry by closing small, obsolete facilities and ... More


The Visibility of the Genetic Future

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores visibility as the defining feature enabled by the molecular gaze on life. Not only life is being recast through an ever expanding range of components (from genes to cells to ... More


“An excuse to sell”

Jonathan E. Lewis

in Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains that while Itek bathed in the glow of national press attention and Leghorn worked on plans for his next acquisition, the entire Corona Project team continued its effort to get a ... More


Saving Energy and CO2 in China’s Iron and Steel Industry: The Impact of Technological Modernization

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s steel industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China modernized this industry by closing small, obsolete facilities and ... More


From Brainwaves to Outer Space: John Cage and Karl Jansky

Douglas Kahn

in Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The natural electromagnetic sound compositions Music for Solo Performer and Whistlers gained Alvin Lucier a reputation in experimental music for working “from brainwaves to outer space,” including in ... More


Coat Color Variation in Rock Pocket Mice (Chaetodipus intermedins): from Genotype to Phenotype

Hopi E. Hoekstra and Michael W. Nachman

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the evolution of pelage color variation among the pocket mice, Chaetodipus intermedius, found in the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, using art genetic technology. It ... More


Modernizing the Aluminum Industry

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s aluminum industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China modernized by closing small, obsolete facilities and encouraging mergers ... More


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