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A Cartographic Turn

Mapping and the Spatial Challenge in Social Sciences

Distributed for EPFL Press

A Cartographic Turn

Mapping and the Spatial Challenge in Social Sciences


336 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2


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Table of Contents

Foreword (Rob Kitchin) / Introduction: Mapping Is Thinkable, Thinking Is Mappable (Jacques Lévy) / Part 1: Map as Resource – When Maps Reflect (Christian Jacob) – Maps in Perspective, What can philosophy learn from experimental maps in contemporary art? (Patrice Maniglier) – The Cartographic Dimension of Contemporary Art (Marie-Ange Brayer) – What the Atlas Does to the Map (Elsa Chavinier, Carole Lanoix, Jacques Lévy and Véronique Mauron) / Part 2: Map as Language – Space for Reason (Jacques Lévy) / Cartographic Semiosis: Reality as Representation (Emanuela Casti) – Doing the Right Map? Cognitive and/or Ethical Choices (Jacques Lévy and Elsa Chavinier) / Part 3: Where Are We on the Map? – Mapping Ethics (Jacques Lévy) – A Reappraisal of the Ecological Fallacy – Mapping Otherness (Emanuela Casti) – Mapping the Global Mobile Space: The Nomadic Space as Sample (Denis Retaillé) / Part 4: Who is the Author of this Map? – ‘My’ Maps? On Maps and their Authors (Patrick Poncet) – Lost in Transduction: From Digital Footprints to Urbanity – Augmented Reality and the Place of Dreams (André Ourednik) / After Cartography (Tim Ingold)

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