Re: Response to Steve G on EVI and Bakhurst - The annotations

From: Andy Blunden (
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 18:55:11 PDT

which is more dangerous? cleaverness or clevermess?
but I agree with you Mike,
At 06:16 PM 14/05/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>Victor wrote, in part:
>A side comment: I think ideality (meaningfulness) needs to be distinguished
>from materiality when we speak of produced objects - we produce both the
>material object and its meaning (its ideality). A meaningful object has
>both ideality and materiality. A meaningful object is not the same as
>ideality and ideality is not equivalent to meaningful objects.
>Here, I believe, is the insight about artifacts. Their dual nature as
>material and ideal, which is what I have interpreted Ilyenkov to have
>been saying. How WE orient to the material and ideal aspects of meaningful
>objects (artifacts), and through them, I take to be the special nature
>of homo sapiens. May they surivive their cleaverness!

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