... to a person familiar with motor vehicles, a carburettor represents a means of generating a mixture of air and petrol for ignition in a combustion engine. ... One observer might see it as a doorstop, another as a sculpture and another as an object suitable for grinding food. The observers may also not all be human in which case our carburettor might be interpreted as a habitat, obstacle or potential intruder...
... meaning does not rest solely with the original designer, but with the observer.
Complexity Theoretic Bounded Rationality and Satisficing Kumaraswamy Vela Velupillai Dedicated to the Memory of ... rational framework is not only more general than the model of 'Olympian' rationality; it is also consistently dynamic.
The Afterlife of the Mind - on the posthumous publication of Foucault https://t.co/YtbUQe9hK7 via @alanyliu http://t.co/DSHlAcSIMx
Both Bukowski and Foucault are becoming mainstream after their lifelong distaste for all things mainstream. http://t.co/XicYGbsb8k
Why do we so often misunderstand one another? Derrida on communication http://t.co/vnrMjWAAe5
[Csikszentmihalyi’s book offers a pointer: Happiness must be prepared for, cultivated and defended privately] http://t.co/5Vq8Xmjqy5
Here & there—"Faith caught between racism and resistance": recent thoughts on #raceandreligion in America. http://t.co/ljOYAMNuqi