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The work in the world : geographical practice and the written word / Michael R. Curry.

Curry, Michael R. (Author).
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Subject: Geography > Authorship.
Written communication.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780816686766
  • ISBN: 0816686769
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 239 pages)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-232) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Traditional Common Sense: The Universal Text in a Universal System; 1. Formalizing Common Sense (I): The Text as Representation; 2. Formalizing Common Sense (II): The Work in the System; Part II. Beyond the Traditional Common Sense: The Author, the Work, and the World Beyond; 3. Formulating the New Common Sense; 4. Beyond the New Common Sense: Toward a Geography of the Work in the World; Part III. The Work in the World; 5. Authorship and the Construction of Authority; 6. The Work in the World.
Summary: Distinctive for the way it views theories in geography and science as fundamentally embedded in written works, The Work in the World argues eloquently that the philosophical questions raised by theories can only be addressed within the broader context of the work.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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