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Agent, Person, Subject, Self
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Paul Kockelman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book offers both a naturalistic and critical theory of signs, minds, and meaning-in-the-world. It provides a reconstructive rather than deconstructive theory of the individual, one which both analytically separates and theoretically synthesizes a range of faculties that are often confused and conflated: agency (understood as a causal capacity), subjectivity
Agent, Person, Subject, Self
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Paul Kockelman
Categories: Cognition
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

This book offers both a naturalistic and critical theory of signs, minds, and meaning-in-the-world. It provides a reconstructive rather than deconstructive theory of the individual, one which both analytically separates and theoretically synthesizes a range of faculties that are often confused and conflated: agency (understood as a causal capacity), subjectivity
The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Paul Kockelman
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is about media, mediation, and meaning. The Art of Interpretation focuses on a set of interrelated processes whereby ostensibly human-specific modes of meaning become automated by machines, formatted by protocols, and networked by infrastructures. That is, as computation replaces interpretation, information effaces meaning, and infrastructure displaces interaction. Or
The Chicken and the Quetzal
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Paul Kockelman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In The Chicken and the Quetzal Paul Kockelman theorizes the creation, measurement, and capture of value by recounting the cultural history of a village in Guatemala's highland cloud forests and its relation to conservation movements and ecotourism. In 1990 a group of German ecologists founded an NGO to help preserve
The Art of Interpretation in an Age of Computation
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Paul Kockelman
Categories: COMPUTERS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Art of Interpretation is about media, mediation, and meaning. It focuses on a set of interrelated transformations whereby seemingly human-specific modes of meaning become automated by machines, formatted by protocols, and networked by infrastructures. It analyzes the conditions and consequences of such transformations for selfhood, social relations, and semiosis.