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Vilém Flusser

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816691272

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.001.0001

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The Gesture of Planting

The Gesture of Planting

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(p.98) The Gesture of Planting
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Gestures
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Vilém Flusser

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0012

In developing the gesture of planting, prehistoric people expressed a radically new relationship between human beings and their environment, and moved from prehistory to history. Flusser identifies the contemporary environmental movement as the sign of an equally sweeping change, from a historical to a post-historical condition.

Keywords:   Phenomenology, Consciousness, Gesture, Affect, Post-historical, Research, Theory and practice, freedom, science and art, subject and object

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