mnemotechnical


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Synonyms for mnemotechnical

of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory

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Thus, the mnemotechnical archive of canonical literature is materially finite in a quantitative sense, yet qualitatively and ideationally infinite.
In order to establish some parameters for understanding the epistemological, cultural, and political ramifications of the text and the archive as mnemotechnical forms, an extended example should here suffice: Pierre Levy's Collective Intelligence: Mankind's Emerging World in Cyberspace.
Yet what follows will also indicate the proximity of literary digital humanities to the opposition between the encyclopaedia and the cosmopedia, to the idea of the mnemotechnical substrate, and to the idea of the autopoietic.
So, while I have been discussing the conceptualisation of the relation between the subject and digital mnemotechnical assemblages as autopoietic systems, I will now turn toward their place in the contemporary system of capital.
Engagement with such mnemotechnical forms is thus necessarily problematic: democracy thus thought appears as a part of the 'autopoietic' system of capital,just as knowledge production and distribution is modelled on consumption.
31) So Thierry seems to have understood that architecture, in its complex of grammatical forms, can refer to more than the design and construction of actual or, in mnemotechnical terms, "natural" buildings.
The fact that we can build it now is a tribute to the detail and consistency of the mental composition, achieved through mnemotechnical mastery.
30) This crucial feature of medieval architectual aesthetic was articulated, but not in mnemotechnical terms, by Richard Krautheimer, "Introduction to an |Iconography of Medieval Architecture"' (1941), rpt.
Leonard's tragic flaw happens to be that he desires mastery over the event that has befallen him, yet he is perpetually thwarted in his attempts to achieve this, because his mnemotechnical inscriptions turn out to be unreliable.
Stiegler's description of the shift towards 'discretized' images, based on 'analogico-digital' rendering and manipulation, situates the contextualised analogue image in a relationship of de-contextualisation, that clearly brings with it its own challenges and dangers as a contemporary manifestation of [global] mnemotechnical and orthographic inscription, in its detail, complexity and precision and its nanoscopic manipulative exactitude.
9) In the following mnemotechnical works, in particular De umbris idearum, the two gnoseological modalities, Aristotelian empiricism and Platonic idealism, are put on the same level and Aristotelian doctrines are appealed to only for their usefulness in investigation and not on the basis of authority.
In the passage quoted above, Bruno alludes to the theme of colligantia, already present in Renaissance mnemotechnical texts, that is, to the connection among certain images that enables us to remember them more easily.
international programming industries substitute for national institutions (national education systems) that no longer appear compatible with the new imperatives of transmission, as (now) defined by the global industrial mnemotechnical system.
Given that, today, mechanized understanding and the schematism of the cultural industries have converged, this education system, a product of the nineteenth century but inspired by the seventeenth and eighteenth as a structure for the interiorization of prostheses constructing the history of ideas and knowledge and of the We insofar as universal consciousness disseminated national stories--this educational system is itself now being questioned within the technical system as it (and, along with it, consciousness) transforms into the global mnemotechnical industrial system (TT3, p146, emphasis in the original).
Indeed, Yates's powerfully argued book, together with her later pages on Bruno's mnemotechnical works in her Art of Memory (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966), conditioned Bruno criticism not only in England and the United States, but also in continental Europe for over two decades; and there is no question of her being ignored by any serious Bruno scholar even today.