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Etap wstępnego poznawania i wizualizacje w badaniach kulturoznawczych
The Initial Stage of Cognition and Visualization in Cultural Studies

Author(s): Robert Boroch
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL & Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II
Keywords: theory of culture; structural models; Initial Stage of Cognition (ISC); visualization as theorising; theory of interpretation

Summary/Abstract: In the article, I pay attention to the Initial Stage of Cognition (from now on: ISC) in cultural studies and the role of visualization as a tool to facilitate cognitive thinking. I argue that ISC allows constructing an unstable description of the object of cognition that could be treated as a grand to stand for in the further analysis. Thus, the description supported by visualization clarify discussion as well as makes it easier to move away from material thinking (about the object of cognition) towards abstract and symbolic. Furthermore, visualization introducing a specific number of constitutional restriction. I also assume that the ability to visualize the description of the resulting unstable at the stage of ISC allows you to formulate further questions, and they define problems.

  • Issue Year: 7/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 25-40
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish