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Breaking the Disciplines: Reconceptions in Culture, Knowledge and Art

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In this pioneering book, noted international scholars explore the limits and definitions of knowing, thinking, and communicating meaning as we move into the 21st century. Coming from disciplines as diverse as anthropology, philosophy, literature, aesthetics, and art practice, together they work towards reconceiving the boundaries between entrenched domains of knowledge to ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published November 8th 2003 by I. B. Tauris (first published August 21st 2003)
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May 10, 2012 Tim rated it liked it
A "pioneering book", published in 2003, that nobody on Goodreads has yet read or reviewed. This demonstrates aptly how visual art and the discourse that surrounds it has drifted off into the stratosphere, using language that is not only obtuse, verbose and out of reach of the average fairly well-read person, but out of reach of pretty much most people.

That being said, this book of collected essays contains two that really are brilliant and thought-provoking, essays that critique this very situa
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Emeritus Reader in the History of the European Enlightenment at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom
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