Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect
Routledge, 25 mar. 2008 - 336 pagini
This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life. Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known. It revolves around three key functions. It:
A groundbreaking and comprehensive introduction to this key topic, Thrift’s outstanding work brings together further writings from a body of work that has come to be known as non-representational theory. This noteworthy book makes a significant contribution to the literature in this area and is essential reading for researchers and postgraduates in the fields of social theory, sociology, geography, anthropology and cultural studies.
Rezultatele 1 - 5 din 12
(Pred 2005: 11) Another proposition, which follows on naturally from these thoughts, is that themost effective approachvaluesthe pre cognitive as somethingmore thanan addendum to the cognitive. What is called consciousness is such a ...
But, at the same time, the logical corollary of thesethoughtsis thatwe should also pay more attention tothe precognitive.This roiling mass of nerve volleys prepare thebody foraction in such awaythat intentions or decisionsare madebefore ...
... –a tracery of cognitive and precognitive assists threading their way through eachand every moment of the beingatwork of presentation – whichmake it into a very different ground from the one that Heidegger imagined aspresence.
Third, byintensifying the intensity of being, itis abletoquestion the loadof precognitive conditionings that makeup mostofwhat it is tobehuman.In other words, orso I will argue, it is possible to boost thecontent ofbarelife, ...
... 58 reworking spaceand time so that theyfit this new kind of life, most especially by producing new prostheses which arealsoadditions to cognitionand precognition. Mostimportantly Iwant tozero inonthis latter process.