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Vilm Flussers innovative writings theorizeand ultimately embracethe epochal shift that humanity is undergoing from what he termed "linear thinking" (based on writing) toward a new form of multidimensional, visual thinking embodied by digital culture. For Flusser, these new modes and techno...

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Uniform title:Works.
Author / Creator: Flusser, Vilém, 1920-1991 (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Ströhl, Andreas, editor.
Eisel, Erik, translator.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2002.
Series:Electronic mediations ; v. 6.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • What is communication?
  • On the theory of communication
  • Line and surface
  • The codified world
  • Criteria--crisis--criticism
  • Habit : the true aesthetic criterion
  • Betrayal
  • The future of writing
  • Images in the new media
  • On the crisis of our models
  • Change of paradigms
  • Taking up residence in homelessness
  • Exile and creativity
  • A new imagination
  • Mythical, historical, and posthistorical existence
  • Photography and history
  • A historiography revised
  • The vanity of history
  • On the end of history
  • Waiting for Kafka
  • Orders of magnitude and humanism
  • Celebrating
  • Designing cities
  • Humanizations
  • Essays
  • In search of meaning (philosophical self-portrait).