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Images A Reader

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ISBN-10: 141290045X

ISBN-13: 9781412900454

Edition: 2007

Authors: Sunil Manghani, Arthur Piper, Jon Simons

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This text provides a map of the differences and similarities between the various disciplinary approaches to images, breaking the grounds for a new interdisciplinary study of the images, in the arts, humanities and beyond.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 12/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Historical and Philosophical Precedents
Genesis to Locke
Man Created in God's Image
Graven Images - Genesis 2: 26 and 27
Abraham and the Idol Shop of his Father Terah - Exodus 20: 4-6
The Simile of the Cave
Art and Illusion - Plato
The Origins of Imitation - Plato
Thinking with Images - Aristotle
Iconodules and Iconoclasts in Byzantium - Aristotle
John of Damascus
Horos at Nicaea, 787 A.D.
Horos at Niera, 754 A.D.
Image and Idolatry
Evil Demon
Images and the Brain
Of Ideas
Kant to Freud
Representation and Imagination
Space and Time
Camera Obscura
The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof
How the Real World at Last Became a Myth
On Truth and Lies in a Non-Moral Sense
Images, Bodies and Consciousness
The Dream-Work
Theories of Images
Ideology Critique
Television: Multilayered Structure
Society of the Spectacle
The Precession of Simulacra
Image as Commodity
'Race' and Nation
Never Just Pictures
Art History
Studies in Iconology
Invention and Discovery
Interpretation without Representation, or, The Viewing of Las Meninas
Towards a Visual Critical Theory
Nature of the Linguistic Sign
The Sign: Icon, Index, and Symbol
The Third Meaning
From Sub- to Suprasemiotic: The Sign as Event
The Semiotic Landscape
Thing and Work
Eye and Mind
Scientific Visualism
The Gaze / Anamorphosis
The All-Perceiving Subject
Woman as Image (Man as Bearer of the Look)
Cindy Sherman's Untitled Film Stills
Two Kinds of Attention
Image Culture
Images and Words
The Roots of Poetry
Icon and Image
This is Not a Pipe
The Despotic Eye and its Shadow: Media Image in the Age of Literacy
Images, Audiences, and Readings
Image as Thought
Pictures and Facts
Body Images
Involuntary Memory
The Philosophical Imaginary
Thought and Cinema: The Time-Image
The Dialectical Image
Ways of Remembering
Taking a Line for a Walk
On Montage and the Filmic Fourth Dimension
Electronic Tools
Camera Lucida
Images Scatter into Data, Data Gather into Images
Visual Culture
The Medium is the Message
The Image of the City
The Image-World
The Philosopher as Andy Warhol
Symbol, Idol and Murti: Hindu God-images and the Politics of Mediation
The United Colors of Diversity
The Unbearable Lightness Of Sight
Vision and Visuality
Modernising Vision
The Im/Pulse to See
Lighting for Whiteness
Cultural Relativism and the Visual Turn
The Modularity of Vision
Image Studies
The Family of Images
The Domain of Images
A Constructivist Manifesto
Images, Not Signs
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