Tag: systems

Wiring John Cage: Silence as a Global Sound System


Sandy Baldwin on music in the new media ecology.

Beyond Representation: Deliberate Reading in a Panarchic World


Laura Dassow Walls explores how ‘deliberative’ reading practices may allow us to weigh the words we hear against the world we cognize - keeping alive the possibility of reading as a moral act.

The Question of the Animal


On a posthumanism potentially worthy of the name.

The Politics of Postmodern Architecture


To understand differences between Islamic and Western aesthetics, Nick Spencer argues, is not the way to understand the WTC attacks.

Feeding the Global Spider


Linda Brigham sees Zygmunt Bauman’s Globalization: The Human Consequences as a provocative introduction to our current environmental and economic predicament.