Situated Textualities: Science, Computing, and the Arts

Situated Textualities: Science, Computing, and the Arts

by Lynette Hunter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415192560

ISBN-13: 9780415192569

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Acknowledgementsvi
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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