The objectness of everyday life: disburdenment or engagement?

Maycroft, Neil (2004) The objectness of everyday life: disburdenment or engagement? Geoforum, 35 (6). pp. 713-725. ISSN 0016-7185

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The objectness of everyday life: disburdenment or engagement?
The article grew out of a conference paper, ‘The objectness of everyday life: engagement and disburdenment’, Material Geographies, UCL, September 2002. An expanded version of the paper was included in a special themed section of an issue of Geoforum. The paper intervenes into contemporary philosophical scholarship on the nature of use-value, usability, design and ethics. The article has been directly engaged with in an academic journal; Christensen, Carleton B. (2005) ‘The Material Basis of Everyday Rationality: transformation by design or education?’, Design Philosophy Papers No.4,).
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The article grew out of a conference paper, ‘The objectness of everyday life: engagement and disburdenment’, Material Geographies, UCL, September 2002. An expanded version of the paper was included in a special themed section of an issue of Geoforum. The paper intervenes into contemporary philosophical scholarship on the nature of use-value, usability, design and ethics. The article has been directly engaged with in an academic journal; Christensen, Carleton B. (2005) ‘The Material Basis of Everyday Rationality: transformation by design or education?’, Design Philosophy Papers No.4,).

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Additional Information:The article grew out of a conference paper, ‘The objectness of everyday life: engagement and disburdenment’, Material Geographies, UCL, September 2002. An expanded version of the paper was included in a special themed section of an issue of Geoforum. The paper intervenes into contemporary philosophical scholarship on the nature of use-value, usability, design and ethics. The article has been directly engaged with in an academic journal; Christensen, Carleton B. (2005) ‘The Material Basis of Everyday Rationality: transformation by design or education?’, Design Philosophy Papers No.4,).
Keywords:Displacement, Conviviality, Engagement, Cognition, Design, Use-value, maycroft498
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Art & Design
ID Code:1258
Deposited By: Bev Jones
Deposited On:02 Oct 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:26

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