Beyond Words
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Human thinking depends not only on words but also on visual imagery. Visual argumentation directly exploits the logic of the pictorial, while verbal arguments, too, draw on figurative language, and thus ultimately on images. In the centuries of handwritten documents and the printed book, our educational culture has been a predominantly verbal one. Today the challenge of the pictorial is explicit and conspicuous. In the digital world, we are experiencing an unprecedented wealth of images, animations and videos. But how should visual content be combined with traditional texts? This volume strives to present a broad humanities background showing how going beyond the word was always an issue in, and by now has become an inevitable challenge to, pedagogy and philosophy.

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András Benedek is Professor and Head at the Department of Technical Education, Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He has published several papers on human resource development issues.
Kristóf Nyíri is Professor of Philosophy at the same Department. His main fields of research are the philosophy of images and the philosophy of time.

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Contents: András Benedek: Preface – Philipp Stoellger: Living Images and Images We Live By. What Does It Mean to Become a Living Image? – Zoltán Kövecses: Metaphor and Parable – Mohsen Bakhtiar: Metaphorical Eternity in Action. The Nonlinguistic Realization of Death Metaphors in Iranian Culture – Karolina Golinowska: The Art of Memory Politics: Visual Learning - Visual Resisting – Tobias Schöttler: The Iconic Surplus in Visual Arguments: Where Limitations and Potentials Coincide – Lieven Vandelanotte: «More Than One Way at Once». Simultaneous Viewpoints in Text and Image – Matthew Crippen: Pictures, Experiential Learning and Phenomenology – Zsuzsanna Kondor: Do We Have a Visual Mind? – Jelena Issajeva: Mental Imagery as a Sign System – Irma Puškarevic/Uroš Nedeljkovic: The Semiotics of Images: Photographic Conventions in Advertising – András G. Benedek: Augmenting Conceptualization by Visual Knowledge Organization – Ágnes Veszelszki: Emoticons vs. Reaction-Gifs. Non-Verbal Communication on the Internet from the Aspects of Visuality, Verbality and Time – Andrea Balogh/Zsolt Szántó: The Changing Appearance of Text and Images on Online Interfaces – György Molnár/Zoltán Szuts: Visual Learning - Picture and Memory in Virtual Worlds – Petra Aczél: Ingenious Rhetoric: The Visual Secret of Rhetoricality – Eszter Deli: Media Argumentation: A Novel Approach to Television Rhetoric and the Power of the News – Gabriella Németh: Paradoxical Representation of Tropes in Visual Rhetoric – Gábor Forgács: Visual Rhetoric Used in Mapping Natural Language Arguments – Paul Boghossian: Seemings: Sensory and Intellectual –
Mojca Küplen: Cognitive Function of Beauty and Ugliness in Light of Kant’s Theory of Aesthetic Ideas – Andrija Šoc: Kant’s Phenomenology of Aesthetic Experience – Monika Jovanovic: The Thread and the Chain. «Family Resemblances» and the Possibility of Non-Essentialist Conceptual Structure – Kristóf Nyíri: Wittgenstein and Common-Sense Philosophy.
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