Review of Daston, Lorraine, ed. Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science. New York: Zone Books (MIT Press). Pp. Hardcover $ Title, Things that Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science. Author, Lorraine Daston. Edition, reprint. Published, Length, 18 pages. Export Citation. Things that talk fleetingly realize the dream of a perfect language, in which words and world Lorraine Daston, Peter Galison, Anke te Heesen.

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Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science by Lorraine Daston

Inshe was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Edited by Lorraine Daston.

Carmel Seymour rated it really liked it Dec 02, History of Western Tyat. Peter Galison – – In Lorraine Daston ed. Kim Forsythe rated it really liked it Jan 23, Sign in Create an account. Unlike wax, which is more amenable to mimicking natural forms, glass is impractical, fragile and impressively difficult to work with.

This effort to appreciate the materiality of objects has previously been undertaken, most famously by art historian Michael Ann Holly Imagine a world without things. How to Do Things with Things. Karen Holloway lorrainne it liked it Jan 03, Zone Books,pp. Each object is revealed to be a node around which meanings accrete thickly.


Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science

Kristie Miller – – Acta Analytica 23 1: Kara rated it it was amazing Jul 01, In nine original essays, internationally renowned historians of art and of science seek to understand how objects become charged with significance without l Imagine a world without things. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A Science Whose Business is Bursting: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Things become talkative when they fuse matter and meaning; they lapse into speechlessness when their matter and meanings no longer mesh. Felicia Weiner rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Galison studies how a specific understanding of self has been produced in relation to the cards, one which presupposes a different ontology than that of the 19th century. Each of the nine evocative objects examined in this book had its historical moment, when the match of this thing to that thought seemed irresistible.


Yet by the late s, arguments were made in favour of photographs as a form of direct evidence. Schafferclippings A. Aug 13, Kristi rated it it was ok.


Peter Gallison’s contribution on soap bubbles and the way they were mobilized as scientific evidence is equally fascinating, and his attempt to make bubbles a protagonist by writing about them as if they were a person in the tale e. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you lofraine to read.

Things that talk fleetingly realize the dream of a dasston language, in which words and world merge. View freely available titles: Studying the shifting legal status of 19th-century daguerreotypes, the art historian argues that these images were initially considered mechanical in nature.

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Contact Contact Us Help. According to him, since these diagnostic objects have talked back to the subject. Koernerthe Glass Flowers at the Peabody L.