Being Alive : Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description - netflixlogins.orgIt is by moving that we know, and it is by moving, too, that we describe. It is absurd to ask, for example, whether ordinary walking is a way of moving, knowing or describing. Being Alive presents a radically new understanding of movement, knowledge and description as dimensions not just of being in the world, but of being alive to what is going on there. Why do we acknowledge only our textual sources but not the ground we walk, the ever-changing skies, mountains and rivers, rocks and trees, the houses we inhabit and the tools we use, not to mention the innumerable companions, both non-human animals and fellow humans, with which and with whom we share our lives? If our aim is to read the world, as I believe it ought to be, then the purpose of written texts should be to enrich our reading so that we might be better advised by, and responsive to, what the world is telling us.
Being Alive : Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description
Customer Service. This connects with Lewis Hyde's discussion on essqys. In order to write these words I have used a digital copy of a printed book and rendered that into notes and diagrams in the search for patterns that I find illuminating, interesting and useful for the research that I intend to undertake - or am in the process of undertaking. Ask a question?
Philosophers have meditated at length on the condition of being in the world. Sort order. USD One of the most interesting post Deleuzian writers to take up the arguments and apply them.
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Great book and challenges ANT in great ways. Rather things happen as we move. The audience have no need to know about the shenanigans that went on during rehearsals and will be none the richer for hearing about it. It is by moving that we know, and it is by movi. See our disclaimer.
Tim Ingold. Write a Review. Home Contact us Help Free delivery worldwide. Our humanity, does not come ready-made but is continually fashioned in our movements along ways of life.
Get A Copy. Cancel Submit! More filters. Fundamentally, he argues that we think about Tim Ingold's Being Alive was a thought-provoking yet frustrating read.