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Idols and Art: The Cognitive Fetish


Hart, W, Idols and Art: The Cognitive Fetish, ISEA2011 Istanbul Conference Proceedings, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, 14-21 September 2011, Istanbul, pp. 1-3. ISSN 1071-4391 (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Drawing upon theories of embodied cognition and the extended mind and the writings of maverick psychologist Julian Jaynes, this paper speculates on the function and roles of anthropomorphism and idolatory in our relationship with technology.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:embodied cognition, extended mind, anthropomorphism, idolatry
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual arts
Research Field:Fine arts
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Arts not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Hart, W (Dr William Hart)
ID Code:79488
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Art (Hobart)
Deposited On:2012-09-17
Last Modified:2014-11-26
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