Where the Action Is The Foundations of Embodied Interaction

ISBN-10: 0262541785
ISBN-13: 9780262541787
Edition: 2004
Authors: Paul Dourish
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Description: Evaluating the philosophical bases of human - computer interactions, this text argues that the demands placed on humans by computers reflect the classic phenomenological approaches of Heidegger, Wittgenstein and other 20th-century philosophers.

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Evaluating the philosophical bases of human - computer interactions, this text argues that the demands placed on humans by computers reflect the classic phenomenological approaches of Heidegger, Wittgenstein and other 20th-century philosophers.

Paul Dourish is Professor of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences with courtesy appointments in Computer Science and in Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction (MIT Press, 2001, 2004).

Preface
History of Interaction
Getting in Touch
Social Computing
"Being-in-the-World": Embodied Interaction
Foundations
Moving Toward Design
Conclusions and Directions
Notes
References
Index

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