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A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind, Beth Preston

Label
A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind
Title
A philosophy of material culture
Title remainder
action, function, and mind
Statement of responsibility
Beth Preston
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Preston, Beth
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
Series volume
48
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Material culture
Target audience
specialized
Label
A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind, Beth Preston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Centralized Control Model
  • Aristotle
  • Marx
  • Dipert
  • The Centralized Control Model
  • Centralization and Collaboration
  • Control and Improvisation
  • 2.
  • Taking Improvisation Seriously
  • Sounds Like a Plan
  • Acknowledgements
  • Planner Takes All
  • To Improvise or Not to Improvise
  • Doing Things on Purpose
  • 3.
  • Coming to Terms with Collaboration
  • 'We Have to Improvise'
  • Collaborating with the Enemy
  • Sorting Out the Social
  • Corralling Crusoe
  • 4.
  • Introduction
  • How to Improvise
  • Why Songwriting?
  • Strategies for Coordinating Action
  • The Appropriate-and-Extend Strategy
  • The Proliferate-and-Select Strategy
  • Turn-Taking Strategies
  • Practices, Habits, and the Like
  • Part II.
  • Function
  • 5.
  • Memoirs of a Material Girl
  • Proper Function and System Function
  • Prelude: The Phenomenology of Function
  • Biological Function: Two Theories
  • What Price Unification?
  • Proper Function and System Function in Material Culture
  • 6.
  • The Use and Abuse of Intention
  • Intentionalist Approaches to Function in Material Culture
  • Novel Prototypes
  • Phantom Functions
  • Terms and Conditions
  • 7.
  • Reproduction and Innovation
  • Growing and Making
  • Aristotle
  • Ingold's Challenge
  • Proper Functions and Purposes
  • System Functions and Innovation
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Overview
  • References
  • Index
  • Part I.
  • Action
  • 1.
Control code
034396533
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 251 pages
Isbn
9781138210226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind, Beth Preston
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Centralized Control Model
  • Aristotle
  • Marx
  • Dipert
  • The Centralized Control Model
  • Centralization and Collaboration
  • Control and Improvisation
  • 2.
  • Taking Improvisation Seriously
  • Sounds Like a Plan
  • Acknowledgements
  • Planner Takes All
  • To Improvise or Not to Improvise
  • Doing Things on Purpose
  • 3.
  • Coming to Terms with Collaboration
  • 'We Have to Improvise'
  • Collaborating with the Enemy
  • Sorting Out the Social
  • Corralling Crusoe
  • 4.
  • Introduction
  • How to Improvise
  • Why Songwriting?
  • Strategies for Coordinating Action
  • The Appropriate-and-Extend Strategy
  • The Proliferate-and-Select Strategy
  • Turn-Taking Strategies
  • Practices, Habits, and the Like
  • Part II.
  • Function
  • 5.
  • Memoirs of a Material Girl
  • Proper Function and System Function
  • Prelude: The Phenomenology of Function
  • Biological Function: Two Theories
  • What Price Unification?
  • Proper Function and System Function in Material Culture
  • 6.
  • The Use and Abuse of Intention
  • Intentionalist Approaches to Function in Material Culture
  • Novel Prototypes
  • Phantom Functions
  • Terms and Conditions
  • 7.
  • Reproduction and Innovation
  • Growing and Making
  • Aristotle
  • Ingold's Challenge
  • Proper Functions and Purposes
  • System Functions and Innovation
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Overview
  • References
  • Index
  • Part I.
  • Action
  • 1.
Control code
034396533
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 251 pages
Isbn
9781138210226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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