Trajectories of the object in interaction

Matthews, Ben (2014). Trajectories of the object in interaction. In Maurice Nevile, Pentti Haddington, Trine Heinemann and Mirka Rauniomaa (Ed.), Interacting with Objects: Language, Materiality and Social Activity (pp. 381-388) Amsterdam, Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. doi:10.1075/z.186.17mat

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Author Matthews, Ben
Title of chapter Trajectories of the object in interaction
Title of book Interacting with Objects: Language, Materiality and Social Activity
Place of Publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher John Benjamins Publishing
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1075/z.186.17mat
ISBN 9789027212139
Editor Maurice Nevile
Pentti Haddington
Trine Heinemann
Mirka Rauniomaa
Chapter number 17
Start page 381
End page 388
Total pages 8
Total chapters 17
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
How are objects consequential in our daily lives? How do we come to give artefacts the significance that we do? Why are we inclined to make a fundamental distinction between the material world and our social lives with one another? What is the basis of the material/social distinction anyway?

These are important questions for a range of disciplines that seriously consider our contemporary human condition...
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Created: Wed, 03 Sep 2014, 22:01:36 EST by Ben Matthews on behalf of School of Information Technol and Elec Engineering