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Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtual
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Keith Ansell-Pearson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Psychology Press

With the development of new technologies and the Internet, the notion of the virtual has grown increasingly important. In this lucid collection of essays, Pearson bridges the continental-analytic divide in philosophy, bringing the virtual to centre stage and arguing its importance for re-thinking such central philosophical questions as time and
Bergson and the Art of Immanence
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Charlotte (University of Sussex) De Mille
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-31 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This collection of 16 essays brings 20th-century French philosopher Henri Bergson's work on immanence together with the latest ideas in art theory and the practice of immanent art as found in painting, photography and film. It places Bergson's work and influence in a wide historical context and applies a rigorous
The Image in French Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Temenuga Trifonova
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

The Image in French Philosophy challenges dominant interpretations of Bergson, Sartre, Lyotard, Baudrillard and Deleuze by arguing that their philosophy was not a critique but a revival of metaphysics as a thinking pertaining to impersonal forces and distinguished by an aversion to subjectivity and an aversion of the philosophical gaze
Mapping the Moving Image
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Pasi Väliaho
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

In Mapping the Moving Image, Pasi Valiaho offers a compelling study of how the medium of film came to shape our experience and thinking of the world and ourselves. By locating the moving image in new ways of seeing and saying as manifest in the arts, science and philosophy at
The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality
Language: en
Pages: 773
Authors: Mark Grimshaw
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The book is a compendium of thinking on virtuality and its relationship to reality from the perspective of a variety of philosophical and applied fields of study. Topics covered include presence, immersion, emotion, ethics, utopias and dystopias, image, sound, literature, AI, law, economics, medical and military applications, religion, and sex.