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The virtual embodied : presence/practice/technology

Author: John Wood
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended to inform, provoke and delight, this book explores the ideas of embodiment, knowledge, space, virtue and virtuality to address fundamental questions about technology and human presence.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wood
ISBN: 0415160251 9780415160254 041516026X 9780415160261
OCLC Number: 37813506
Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface: curvatures in space-time-truth / John Wood --
Embodied knowledge and virtual space: gender, nature and history / Victor Jeleniewski Seidler --
The digital unconscious / John Monk --
Physical, psychological and virtual realities / Max Velmans --
Nature=X: notes on Spinozist ethics / Andy Goffey --
Embodying virtue: A Buddhist perspective on virtual reality / Damien Keown --
Redesigning the present / John Wood --
Hubble telescope: the artist in the eye of the storm / Gustav Metzger --
A more convivial perspective system for artists / Peter Cresswell --
Ancient oaks: a one-act play / Garth Rennie and Ronald Fraser-Munro --
Culture, technology and subjectivity: an "ethical" analysis / Lisa M. Blackman --
The dream-garden: notes on a virtual idyll / Robert Wells --
The "return-beat": "curved perceptions" in music and dance / Olu Taiwo --
"Peak practices": the production and regulation of ecstatic bodies / Maria Pini --
[sait] / Claudia Wegener --
+ and [divided by] / Margot Leigh Butler --
PDF[trademark] : the digital hostess / Rachel Baker --
Messages from Sir Arthur and the Rev. Bill / Ronald Fraser-Munro.
Responsibility: edited by John Wood.
Local System Bib Number:
80673

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The Virtual Embodied is intended to inform and provoke. It juxtaposes cutting-edge theories, polemics and creative practices to uncover the implications of why, how and where human actions,  Read more...
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"An intriguing book for interdisciplinary explorers."-"Choice, 4/99

 
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