27 May 2008

Telling stories with type

I'm curious about how text holds authority. Of late, I've been reading Heidegger's What is Called Thinking? and J.L. Austin's book, How To Do Things With Words. Both these writers challenge some commonplace notions about how we interpret the information offered to us. In light of my curiosities about sustainability and the way it is revealed, these writings become interesting forays into some philosophical underpinnings of my research.

You can see this work in action by downloading the version that suits your operating system. Poetic and typographic delights.

We must guard against the blind urge to snatch at a quick answer in the form of a formula. (Heidegger)

Can saying making it so? (Austin)

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