By Susan Kozel
"The unparalleled features of nearer dwell in its mixture of conception and practice-informed scholarship. this can be an unique, articulate, and inventive imaginative and prescient that yields a deep exam of the intersection among brain, physique, and machine."--Sally Jane Norman, Director, tradition Lab, Newcastle collage (Sally Jane Norman )
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The changing world for Husserl, recalling that his writing spanned the turn of the twentieth century, the First World War, and the acceleration into the Second, caused him to acknowledge “world enigmas that were unknown to earlier times” and to locate these not externally, but rather to say that “they all lead back to the enigma of subjectivity CLOSER | PERFORMING PHENOMENOLOGY Focusing on the cognitive activity that occurs in that very special space I call the hinges of the immediate present. For it is in the immediate present that the cognitive subject actually lives.
3 similar to a topographical mapping of external landscapes; and, last, an internal mapping of the regions of the body as if moving from topography to tomography. The components of language, landscape, gesture, and body work together to construct what it means, as David Bohm says, to “feel out” a new order and integrate it into our way of understanding the world: What, then, will be the new kind of description appropriate to the present context? As happened with Cartesian coordinates and the calculus, such a question cannot be answered immediately in terms of deﬁnite prescriptions as to what to do.
It is, however, possible and even desirable to adapt and modify our reﬂective processes, to play with them and improvise through them to permit openings that allow for the emergence of the seemingly illogical, nonsensical, ambiguous, or even the preposterous or the sublime. These are akin to the moments of disequilibrium that punctuate any equilibrium sustained over time. ) is to move us to a place beyond duality. The pre-reﬂective does not negate reﬂection but indicates a dynamic ontological state of entwinement or entanglement between the two.