New Formations

Articles from No. 64, Spring

A Picture of Virtue
A PICTURE OF VIRTUE Michelle Henning Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison, Objectivity, New York, Zone Books, 2007; 500pp. £25.99 hardback.Scientific objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison claim, is best conceived as a virtue. Their use of a concept...
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Postscript on Biosemiotics: Reading beyond Words - and Ecocriticism
In this essay, I offer a brief contextualisation of ecocriticism amongst other critical 'isms', followed by an introduction to a theoretical framework that of biosemiotics - which I suggest may prove fruitful to ecocritical and ecophenomenological theorisations....
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This Is Your Life
THIS IS YOUR LIFE Paul Cobley Marcello Barbieri (ed), Introduction to Biosemiotics: The New Biological Synthesis, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007; xii + 530pp, £54.00.'The over-arching context for bisoemiotics is our biosphere, in the sense of the organic...
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