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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
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 0415140056 9780415140058
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.
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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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