Van Heusden

Van Heusden
University of Groningen | RUG · Department of Arts, Culture and Media

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Skills and Expertise

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This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the conference: Expert Systems, Culture and Semiotics. The conference was held in Groningen in December 12-15, 1990 and was jointly organized by the Faculty of Management and Organization and the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen with the cooperation of the Royal Dutch Academy of...
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In this paper I argue that semiotic cognition is a distinctive form of cognition, which must have evolved out of earlier forms of non-semiotic cognition. Semiotic cognition depends on the use of signs. Signs are understood in terms of a specific organization, or structure, of the cognitive process. Semiotic cognition is a unique form of cognition....
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This book is about the interrelationship between nature, semiosis, metarepresentation and (self-)consciousness, and the role played by metarepresentation in ...
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It is argued that Prägnanz is a characteristic feature of certain representations, determined by perceptual and referential qualities. To be experienced as prägnant, a representation must combine beauty of form with correctness of reference. In the writings on Prägnanz by Gestalt psychologists it is not always clear whether the two aspects of Prägn...
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Based on themes emerging from his popular 'conversations with economists' (1983), Arjo Klamer once again distinguishes himself from other academic economists by writing about the profession- and its foibles- in plain English. How is it that a discipline that so permeates daily life it at once 'soft' and scientific, powerful and ignored, noble and d...
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The 'state of literature' in a visual culture is analyzed against the background of a theoretical semiotic framework based upon the distinction between three types of signs: one-place images, two-place symbols, and three-place structures. It is argued that literature is linguistic mimetic meta-representation. The semiotic perspective allows us to d...
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Obwohl Cassirer nie eine separate Abhandlung über Kunst geschrieben hat1, ist es doch offensichtlich, daß er die Kunst zu den grundlegenden symbolischen Formen zählt.2 Schon in der Einleitung zum ersten Band der Philosophie der symbolischen Formen ist die Kunst als eine eigenständige formende Kraft — als eine der originären Erkenntnisfunktionen — d...
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Was ist der Mensch? Mit dieser großen Frage eröffnet Cassirer seinen Essay on Man.2 Der Essay wurde 25 Jahre nach der Philosophie der symbolischen Formen geschrieben und er sollte nicht als Zusammenfassung des magnum opus Cassirers gelesen werden. Seitdem, so schreibt der Autor im Vorwort, hat er „continued his study on the subject. He has learned...
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En considerant la perspective biologique et anthropologique comme etant la perspective la plus prometteuse de la semiotique, dans la mesure ou elle prend en compte l'emergence des signes, l'A. tente de determiner comment la semiosis humaine est arrivee dans l'evolution, comment elle s'est adaptee au comportement des differentes especes et quelles o...
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Les As. analysent en detail plusieurs aspects de l'interface de l'utilisateur d'un ordinateur. Ils examinent d'abord brievement l'interface de l'utilisateur elle-meme et les deux theories developpees pour la conception d'une interface de haut niveau, et etudient les differents styles d'interaction ainsi que les dispositifs utilises dans la mise en...
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Over de aard van het literaire object, de wetenschappelijke status van de literatuurwetenschap en de functie van litelatuur en literatuurbeschouwing in de samenleving bestaat nog altijd veel onduidelijkheid. Oorzaak van deze onduidelijkheid is de theorie van tekens en tekengebruik (de semiotiek) die aan de hedendaagse literatuurwetenschap ten grond...
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In de fIlm Caro Diario (1995) van Nanni Moretti komt een scène voor waarin de hoofdpersoon, Nanni Moretti, gespeeld door Nanni Moretti, op Lipari, één van de Stromboli-eilanden, waar hij zich bij een vriend heeft teruggetrokken om aan een script te schrijven, in een bar in het dorp op de televisie een stukje van een oude ftlm ziet. Daarin treedt de...

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Map and explore, from a biopsychosocial perspective, how the gendered experience of cultural reality and the self can influence the metacognitive experience of art reception in visual arts and music.