Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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Preface

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pp. vii-x

This book runs interference. Its goal is to open philosophy to its outside, to challenge philosophy to compose with concepts already on their way in another mode, in the mode of artistic practice, in the mode of event-formation, of activism, of dance, even of everyday perception. It writes...

Part I. Passages

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Coming Alive in a World of Texture

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pp. 3-22

“There was very little difference in meaning,” says autistic Daina Krumins, “between the children next to the lake that I was playing with and the turtle sitting on the log. It seems,” she continues, “that when most people think of something being alive they really mean, human” (quoted in...

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A Perspective of the Universe

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pp. 23-30

“There is an apportioning out that can register and an apportioning out that happens more indeterminately” (Arakawa and Gins 2002, 5).1 The apportioning out that can register is sense, meaning “cognition: apprehension.” The apportioning out that happens more indeterminately is...

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Just Like That

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pp. 31-58

In 2001, the Forsythe Company created Woolf Phrase,1 a piece conceived from Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway, generated, as Forsythe says, by “moving around the rhythm of Woolf’s language” (Sulcas 2001). From its conception, the piece is about movement and language coming together...

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No Title Yet

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pp. 59-80

Faces. They come and go. They drift, resizing themselves as they shift. At times, they separate from the figures supporting them. The figures also come and go. They multiply forth, no sooner to recede. Vicissitudes of face and figure move through the painting series, in ephemeral community. Their...

Part II. Propositions

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For Thought in the Act

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pp. 83-134

The art and intellectual worlds in which we work, specifically in Montreal, are visibly conflicted, as much within the academic institution as among the many independent cultural producers contributing to the city’s international reputation as a creative haven. There is a general recognition that...

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Postscript to Generating the Impossible

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pp. 135-152

The previous chapter, Propositions for Thought in the Act, was written as an invitation to voyage. Its purpose was to convey a terrain collectively traveled, in preparation for a coming foray. It was addressed to fellow travelers already in the SenseLab network, and to others who might be inspired to...

Notes

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pp. 153-168

References

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pp. 169-174

Index

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pp. 175-188

About the Author

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