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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
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Preston, Beth
Dewey number
306.4/6
Index
index present
LC call number
GN406
LC item number
.P74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy
Series volume
48
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Material culture
Label
A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind, Beth Preston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-248) and index
Contents
  • Aristotle
  • Marx
  • Dipert
  • Centralized Control Model
  • Centralization and Collaboration
  • Control and Improvisation
  • 2.
  • Taking Improvisation Seriously
  • Sounds Like a Plan
  • Planner Takes All
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 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.
  • How to Improvise
  • Memoirs of a Material Girl
  • Why Songwriting?
  • Strategies for Coordinating Action
  • Appropriate-and-Extend Strategy
  • Proliferate-and-Select Strategy
  • Turn-Taking Strategies
  • Practices, Habits, and the Like
  • pt. II
  • Function
  • 5.
  • Proper Function and System Function
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Prelude: The Phenomenology of Function
  • Biological Function: Two Theories
  • What Price Unification?
  • Proper Function and System Function in Material Culture
  • 6.
  • Use and Abuse of Intention
  • Intentionalist Approaches to Function in Material Culture
  • Novel Prototypes
  • Phantom Functions
  • 7.
  • Overview
  • Reproduction and Innovation
  • Growing and Making
  • Aristotle
  • Ingold's Challenge
  • Proper Functions and Purposes
  • System Functions and Innovation
  • pt. I
  • Action
  • 1.
  • Centralized Control Model
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 251 p.
Isbn
9780203069844
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030039
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2876941-01umb_inst
  • 2712617
  • (Sirsi) i9780415623087
  • (OCoLC)776535241
Label
A philosophy of material culture : action, function, and mind, Beth Preston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-248) and index
Contents
  • Aristotle
  • Marx
  • Dipert
  • Centralized Control Model
  • Centralization and Collaboration
  • Control and Improvisation
  • 2.
  • Taking Improvisation Seriously
  • Sounds Like a Plan
  • Planner Takes All
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 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.
  • How to Improvise
  • Memoirs of a Material Girl
  • Why Songwriting?
  • Strategies for Coordinating Action
  • Appropriate-and-Extend Strategy
  • Proliferate-and-Select Strategy
  • Turn-Taking Strategies
  • Practices, Habits, and the Like
  • pt. II
  • Function
  • 5.
  • Proper Function and System Function
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Prelude: The Phenomenology of Function
  • Biological Function: Two Theories
  • What Price Unification?
  • Proper Function and System Function in Material Culture
  • 6.
  • Use and Abuse of Intention
  • Intentionalist Approaches to Function in Material Culture
  • Novel Prototypes
  • Phantom Functions
  • 7.
  • Overview
  • Reproduction and Innovation
  • Growing and Making
  • Aristotle
  • Ingold's Challenge
  • Proper Functions and Purposes
  • System Functions and Innovation
  • pt. I
  • Action
  • 1.
  • Centralized Control Model
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 251 p.
Isbn
9780203069844
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030039
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2876941-01umb_inst
  • 2712617
  • (Sirsi) i9780415623087
  • (OCoLC)776535241

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