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War and the State of Things. Flusser’s big theme is the transition from a pre-industrial to an industrial and, onwards, to an information society. Billy Dean rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Review quote There is nothing difficult or obscure about these essays. A Philosophy of Design on your Kindle in under a minute. About Forms and Formulae. He lived in both Germany and the South of France. His idiom is more journalistic than scholarly: Notes on an Archaeology thongs Design.
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The Shape of Things: A Philosophy of Design by Vilém Flusser
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To the end of his life, he was quite active writing and giving lectures around media theory. In fact, the book reviewed here was the very first to be made accessible to an English readership.
They are as sharp and lucid as precious stones because they proceed not by argument but poetically, by metaphor, story telling and myth. Flusser is a combative thinker, not afraid to take provocative positions to tease his readers.
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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Phenomenology would play a major role in the transition to the later phase of his work, in which he turned sbape attention to the philosophy of communication and of artistic production.
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