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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|ISBN:||0791416852 9780791416853 0791416860 9780791416860|
|Description:||xii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1. A Parable of Beginning. Making the Working Space. The Fix. Radical Modernism. Poetic Knowledge. An Orientation --
The Constitution of Life as a Symbolic Machine: Some Sub/Versions --
Ch. 2. Symbolic Nature. The Two Cultures. The Pursuit of the Infinite. Ideal Language. The Second House of Culture. The Unacknowledged House. The Two Languages: Space. Compendious Abbreviations. Intuition. The Equivocations. The Two Languages: Time. The Cyborg. Poetry and the Cartesian Circle. Confidence beyond Thought. What Is. Real Time. Linguistics: Cartesian. Linguistics: Non-Cartesian. Measure --
Ch. 3. Symbolic History. The Hegelian Apocalypse. The Two Modernisms. The End of Poetry, the Beginning of Poetry. "Betwixt Unity and Number" Verkehrte Welt. Force and Understanding. The Final Triumph of Humanism. The Tedium of the Absolute. The End of History. Whitman and the Wrong Infinity. Language of Eros. Fechner's Experiment. The Continuous and the Discrete. The Two Modernisms Again. How to Read and Write --
Ch. 4. Symbolic Person. The Category of the Person. Metapsychology. Psychodynamism. Psychotopography and the Contact Barrier. Psychoeconomy and Symbolic Transfer. The Performance of Person: Louis Zukofsky. The Contingent Person. Jargon and the Displacement of the Symbolic Person --
Ch. 5. Symbolic Symbols. Society. Formal Systems. Statistical Reality. The Aesthetics of Recursion. The Meaning of Recursion. The Ethics of Recursion. The Modernism that Does Not Become Dated. Three Versions of Statistical Reality. The Supreme Fiction: The Algebraic Metaphor and Common Language. The Comedian as the Letter G: The Lattice of Linked Objects. Cognitive Science: Topological Continuity. Recurrence. Connectionism. Statistics and the Single Occasion. Nonstatistical Reality. Logography: Non-Statistical Writing. Construction --
Ch. 6. Beginning Again. What Was Right in Metaphysics. What Should Have Come First.
|Series Title:||SUNY series, the margins of literature.|