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Re: zuhanden/vorhanden Re: [xmca] When does an action begin and end?
How's this for an example?:
On Wed, 19 Aug 2009, Jay Lemke wrote:
Other kinds of texts (literary, poetic, metaphorical, creative,
deliberately force readers to slow down and make more conscious choices about
probable meanings (Roland Barthes' "writerly" texts, for example).
That's Barthes' exact context for the line that I've been using for more
than a decade in my email signature. I don't expect readers to be
conscious of that line at the bottom of my message, and I'm not conscious
of it myself, except maybe in an instance of being ironically reminded by
something in the substance of a message in a thread within which this line
has been present, albeit not present-to-mind..
Martin, I understand and don't disagree with your point about
at-handedness. My own tendency, though, instead of resisting "Mentalese"
by prefering hand to mind, is instead to try reinscribing mind as iself
socially carnate and situated in-the-world. And for that, Peirce is very
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"those who fail to reread
are obliged to read the same story everywhere"
-- Roland Barthes, S/Z (1970)
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