Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 584. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com  From: Willard McCarty
Subject: drawing and thinking (27)  From: Maria Spanovangelis Subject: R: [Humanist] 32.583: drawing and thinking? (70) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-04-01 04:36:20+00:00 From: Willard McCarty Subject: drawing and thinking On this subject there's quite a lot of papers and books on specialised forms of drawing -- diagramming and flowcharting come immediately to mind. On diagramming: from Venn's On the diagrammatic and mechanical representations of propositions and reasoning (1880) to Gardner's Logic machines and diagrams (1958), Larkin and Simon's Why a diagram is sometimes worth ten thousand words (1987), to Blackwell's Thinking with diagrams (2001), Dörfler's Diagrammatic thinking (2005) and Stjernfelt and Østergaard, Diagrammatic problem solving (2016). On flowcharting:from Playfair's The commercial and political atlas (1801), Gilbreth and Gilbreth's Process charts (1921) to Krämer and Ljungberg, Thinking with diagrams (2016). There's Swade's Automatic computation (2010), with a reproduction of Babbage's Mechanical Notation flowchart. Everyone will think of Tufte's books. But digging deeper, perhaps by going wider, would be very good -- on the kinaesthetics of thinking with the drawing instrument &c. Yours, WM -- Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor emeritus, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London; Adjunct Professor, Western Sydney University; Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (www.tandfonline.com/loi/yisr20) and Humanist (www.dhhumanist.org) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-03-31 09:23:25+00:00 From: Maria Spanovangelis Subject: R: [Humanist] 32.583: drawing and thinking? I don't work in this field, however I was a student at Liceo Classico (high school with Greek and Latin grammar and literature) where I studied philosophy,history of art, some basics about aesthetics, and I loved drawing and knowing techniques. As a primary school teacher I'm fond of illustrators and I was in contact with people working at museums offering laboratories to the children. Let me know if my experiences can be useful to the debate. Best regards Maria Spanovangelis firstname.lastname@example.org Inviato dal mio dispositivo Windows 10 Da: Humanist Inviato: domenica 31 marzo 2019 07:35 A: email@example.com Oggetto: [Humanist] 32.583: drawing and thinking? Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 583. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2019-03-30 10:19:13+00:00 From: Ken Friedman Subject: Research Request: Drawing and Thinking Dear Colleagues, Do any of the subscribers to this list work in the field of drawing and thinking? I'm looking for someone with a focus on such questions as these: - How does drawing represent reality? - How does drawing help designers to shape future realities that do not exist when they are drawn? - What is the relationship between drawing and the evolving states of designed artefacts? - Does drawing make thinking visible? - If drawing makes thinking visible, how does this take place? - What effects do drawing create on evolving human thought? - What relationships exist between drawing and other forms of information visualisation? - How does drawing function as a form of diagrammatic thinking? - Do diagrams, models, and chart s represent a version of drawing? - What relationships are worth considering between drawing and knowledge representation of other kinds? - What does the current literature across different fields tell us about drawing? This is an open-ended inquiry. If these topics suggest questions that I have not asked, I'd be interested in suggestions. At this point, I don't want to say more about my interest in the topic. I'm interested in leaving this open while I wait to hear from others. I will post some notes on the responses. If anyone wishes their thoughts and comments to remain confidential, I will not post it. Please write me directly - OFF LIST - at email email@example.com Thank you. Ken _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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