CAT1.4

CAT1.4 - humanism homology spirit flesh human history...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Nabokov and the Sea Slug
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5/2/11 Final assignment For now, don’t worry about the exhibition catalog, just think about the archive. What technologies of communication do you use? The idea is to get you using them more creatively, more deeply.
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5/2/11 Art and Science Who here is intending to major in the sciences? Humanities? Social sciences? Arts? How deep do you see the divide between these activities?
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5/2/11 Ars / Techne Our words for art and technology are derived from Latin and Greek roots – ‘ars’ and ‘techne’ -- meaning the same thing. ‘Techne/Ars embraced many things as diverse as carpentry and poetry, shoemaking and medicine, sculpture and horsebreaking. In fact, techne and ars referred less to a class of
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5/2/11 What is memory?
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5/2/11 What is memory? Nabokov Aplysia complexity simplicity mystery certainty endless variety replicability freedom control
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Unformatted text preview: humanism homology spirit flesh human history animal evolution 5/2/11 The biology of mind as a bridge • Our generation of scientists has come to believe that the biology of the mind will be as scientifically important to this century as the biology of the gene has been to the twentieth century. … The biology of mind bridges the sciences – concerned with the natural world – and the humanities – concerned with 5/2/11 5/2/11 5/2/11 Vilavanur Ramachandran and the metaphor center in 5/2/11 Nabokov’s butterflies 5/2/11 Elizabeth Loftus 5/2/11 Next Week • By the time of your section you will have read Nabokov and paid attention to how you read a dense, wordy, highly wrought text. Be prepared to talk about that. • In section you will have a free-writing exercise, based on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, asking you what memories you would hate to...
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