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In Praise of Shadows

Jun'ichirō Tanizaki - 2001 - Aesthetics - Snippet view
This Is An Essay On Aesthetics By One Of The Greatest Japanese Novelists. The Text Ranges Over Architecture, Jade, Food, Toilets, And Combines An Acute Sense Of The Use Of Space In Buildings, As Well As Perfect Descriptions Of Lacquerware Under ...
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From Models to Drawings: Imagination and Representation in Architecture

Marco Frascari - 2008 - Architecture - No preview available
This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ‚e~models‚e(tm) for imitation ...
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Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation: The Question of ...

Dalibor Vesely - 2004 - Architecture - Limited preview
Co-winner of the RIBA Trust Book Award given by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Winner of the 2005 CICA Bruno Zevi Book Award presented by the International Committee of Architectural Critics In this long-awaited work ...
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Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory

MELISSA LEACH - 1997 - Architecture - Limited preview
This book brings together the core writings on architecture by key philosophers and cultural theorists of the 20th century - the very best theoretical writings on the ideas which have shaped our cities and experiences of architecture.
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Agency and Embodiment

Carrie Noland - 2010 - Social Science - Limited preview
In Agency and Embodiment, Carrie Noland examines the ways in which culture is both embodied and challenged through the corporeal performance of gestures. Arguing against the constructivist metaphor of bodily inscription dominant since Foucault ...
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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

Antonio Damasio - 2008 - Psychology - No preview available
In the centuries since Descartes famously proclaimed, 'I think, therefore I am,' science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person's true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended until recently to concentrate on the cognitive ...
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The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty

Eric Matthews - 2002 - Philosophy - Limited preview
An introduction to the life and thought of one of the most important French thinkers of the twentieth-century.
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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Merleau-Ponty and Phenomenology of Perception

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc - 2010 - Philosophy - No preview available
Maurice Merleau-Ponty is increasingly hailed as one of the key philosophers of the 20th century. 'Phenomenology of Perception' is his most famous & influential work & an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology.
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The Feeling of what Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness

Antonio R. Damasio - 1999 - Medical - Limited preview
A new theory of consciousness and the construction of identity focuses on the body's reaction to its world, postulating that a complex relationship between body, emotion, and mind is required to configure the self. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
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How the Body Shapes the Mind

Shaun Gallagher - 2005 - Philosophy - No preview available
How the Body Shapes the Mind is an interdisciplinary work that addresses philosophical questions by appealing to evidence found in experimental psychology, neuroscience, studies of pathologies, and developmental psychology. There is a growing ...
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