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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 Searching

The Gesture of Searching

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(p.147) The Gesture of Searching
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Gestures
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Vilém Flusser

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0018

The essay announces a crisis in the way we conceptualize knowledge, and so in the ways we go about expanding it. The gesture of “research” has long been modeled as a “digging” for causes, for deep understanding; it is now giving way to a broad reaching for possibilities.

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

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