On the Cenoscopic and Ideoscopic – and why they matter — Part 2 *DRAFT*

Charles E. Martin, New Yorker, Sept. 3, 1966 Often enough, the cenoscopic and the ideoscopic mix, if only because we can never entirely extract ourselves from our experiential  homeland in the former. That is where we live, and even when we peer deeply into telescopic space, or down into the mini-world of the microscopic, or when we …

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On the Cenoscopic and Ideoscopic – and why they matter — Part 1 *DRAFT*

When learning something ostensibly ‘new’, the best ideas and the best distinctions are usually those that awaken something in your mind and experience that was already there, but somehow hidden by more obtrusive concerns, or outshined by what seemed to be greater lights. For the most part, self-glorifying innovations turn out to be hardly more …

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