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The Problem of Distraction

Author: Paul North
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rejecting the current conflation of distraction with diversion, this book presents the first genealogy of the concept from Aristotle to Kafka, Heidegger, and Benjamin's early twentieth-century use of distraction to revolutionize the humanities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
North, Paul.
Problem of Distraction.
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul North
ISBN: 9780804778978 0804778973
OCLC Number: 1122449141
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)

Abstract:

Rejecting the current conflation of distraction with diversion, this book presents the first genealogy of the concept from Aristotle to Kafka, Heidegger, and Benjamin's early twentieth-century use of distraction to revolutionize the humanities.

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