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" Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. 'To render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects': this was the problem to which the architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there... "
The Simplest of Signs: Victor Hugo and the Language of Images in France ... - Page 81
by Timothy Bell Raser - 2004 - 217 pages
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Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology: IFIP TC8 ...

Eleanor H. Wynn, Edgar Whitley, Michael MYERS, Janice DeGross - Business & Economics - 2002 - 548 pages
...by Foucault (1977) as change in the society from Antiquity, where the problem with architecture was to render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects, to the modern age of Panopticon; to procure for a small number the instantaneous view of a great multitude....
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Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools

Kenneth J. Saltman, David Gabbard - Education - 2003 - 332 pages
...Spectacle Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. "To render accessible to a multitude of men \sic] the inspection of a small number of objects": this...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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Stalking Sociologists: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI Surveillance of American Sociology

Social Science - 239 pages
...occurred during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.59 "Antiquity had been a civilization of the spectacle. To render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects,'" that is, the personage and the accouterments of power and authority as incarnate in the figure of the...
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Archaeologies of Vision: Foucault and Nietzsche on Seeing and Saying

Gary Shapiro - Philosophy - 2003 - 437 pages
...principle of the polis, he suggested, was the spectacle: "To render accessible to a multitude of men a small number of objects': this was the problem to which the architecture of temples, theaters and circuses responded." In these spectacles blood flowed, so that society was reinvigorated...
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Readings in the Philosophy of Technology

David M. Kaplan - Philosophy - 2004 - 512 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. 'To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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The Nineteenth-century Visual Culture Reader

Vanessa R. Schwartz, Jeannene M. Przyblyski, Routledge - Art - 2004 - 405 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. 'To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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The Nineteenth-century Visual Culture Reader

Vanessa R. Schwartz, Jeannene M. Przyblyski - History - 2004 - 405 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civiliz.ation of spectacle. 'To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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The Information Society Reader

Frank Webster, Raimo Blom, Erkki Karvonen, Ensio Puoskari, Harri Melin, with Raimo Blom, Kaarle Nordenstreng - Social Science - 2004 - 449 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. 'To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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Material Culture: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, Volume 1, Part 1

Victor Buchli - Material culture - 2004 - 320 pages
...solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had 281 been a civilization of spectacle. 'To render accessible...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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The Space of English

David Spurr, Cornelia Tschichold - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.). - 2005 - 322 pages
...diat Foucault so carefully set between a society of spectacle, where what matters is the "renderfingj accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects," and a society of surveillance where, on the contrary, it is important to "procure for a small number,...
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