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[Xmca-l] Re: Melee.pdf



Many thanks Michael,

I have just read your chapter 'In Praise of the Mêlée' and it has certainly whetted my appetite to find out more about Nancy's writing. I think there is huge potential in the shifting of focus from a language of ownership and enclosure ('my own mind') to recognition of the fluidity of interactions among substantially shared minds. I have also just read Fernyhough's 'Voices of the mind' (so many wisps, eddies and threads to follow from this discussion) and the resulting mêlée has got me thinking about how the sharing of minds (or of mindings) which we internalise into 'private' thinking involves so much more than just the words which bob on the surface of our interactions. It is not only 'voices' which we internalise but whole, embodied interactions - the full mêlée of our bodily responses to another person which make them the person we know. While some forms of interaction, like the (almost) entirely text-based exchanges here, may appear to flow above the undercurrents of bodies and their everyday lives, these deeper interactions still shape the ripples we are able to see and share. I say almost entirely text-based because I am sure there are some contributors to this group who have had opportunities to meet 'in person' and I suspect that this must affect the way they read each other's contributions.

I am looking forward to participating in the métissage of the ISCAR conference in Quebec.

All the best,

Rod





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Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Melee.pdf

No, this is not Jean-Luc Nancy's piece. This is my own article on the topic of scientific literacy. Michael


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