On Things As Ideas - A Reader

On Things As Ideas - A Reader
Library Shelf Location 05.STAD
Publication Date 2016

This collection of more than thirty texts, which were originally published between 1790 and the present day, explores man’s rich relationship with material things. Devised largely in response to the gradual breakdown of the divide between art and design that began over a century ago, this book sheds light on the ways that the concept of the thing as idea has been considered over time. Writers from different fields explore how things interact with materials, structures, and production processes while defining and registering the intangible qualities of the material world. Each author considers the different relationships between the context of a thing and its thingness, describing the ways in which things and ideas intersect.

ISBN 9783956792434
Quantity 1
Pages 224p; 22 x 17.6 x 1.8 cm
Editors Robert Stadler, Alexis Vaillant
Format Softcover
Publisher Sternberg Press, Berlin
Language English

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