Reflection: Visuality, Vision, and Time The Ultimate Awareness

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Algis Mickunas, PhD (Author) – Professor, Department of Philosophy, Ohio University, Ohio, USA

Series: World Philosophy
BISAC: PHI013000; PHI018000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/MREB8486

Events in the contemporary world are available through a great variety of media and most of them consist of images, seemingly reflecting some “reality”. Yet there is no clear understanding what constitutes reflection, image, cultural symbolic designs and who is the reflecting Self. The text investigates the difference between visuality, images, vision and the different concepts of reality which are at the base of our understanding of the great varieties of means for reflection – from theological to technical.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1. Birth of Philosophy

Chapter 2. Visuality-Vision: The World of Images

Chapter 3. Soul: Reflective Medium

Chapter 4. Accessing First Philosophies

Chapter 5. The Birth of Modern Western Awareness

Chapter 6. The Self in the Iron Age

Chapter 7. The Self and its Disruption

Chapter 8. Transcendental Reflection

Chapter 9. Comparative Life Worlds

Conclusion