Situated Textualities: Science, Computing, and the Arts

Situated Textualities: Science, Computing, and the Arts

by Lynette Hunter
     
 

Critiques of Knowing explores what happens to science and computing when we think of them as texts. Lynette Hunter elegantly weaves together vast areas of thought: rhetoric, politics, AI, computing, feminism, science studies, aesthetics and epistemology.
Critiques of Knowing shows us that what we need is a radical shake-up of approaches to the

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Critiques of Knowing explores what happens to science and computing when we think of them as texts. Lynette Hunter elegantly weaves together vast areas of thought: rhetoric, politics, AI, computing, feminism, science studies, aesthetics and epistemology.
Critiques of Knowing shows us that what we need is a radical shake-up of approaches to the arts if the critiques of science and computing are to come to any fruition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415192569
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1The ethos of the nation state: ideology, discourse and standpoint8
2Rhetoric and artificial intelligence: computing applications in the sciences and humanities28
3AI and representation: a study of a rhetorical context for intellectual legitimacy61
4The socialising of context: methodologies for hypertext86
5Feminist critiques of science: from standpoint to rhetorical stance124
6A feminist critique of the rhetorical stance of contemporary aesthetics: alternative standpoints162
Notes196
Bibliography222
Index239

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