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The Fate of PlaceA Philosophical History$
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Edward S. Casey

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520276031

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520276031.001.0001

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Modern Space as Site and Point

Modern Space as Site and Point

Position, Panopticon, and Pure Form

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(p.180) 9 Modern Space as Site and Point
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The Fate of Place
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Edward S. Casey

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520276031.003.0011

This chapter considers a trend that developed in the seventeenth century—the absorption of place into position. This development was in many ways the opposite of what had happened in the preceding millennium, since instead of being subsumed into something more encompassing, place was now shrunken into something much more limited. The chapter discusses the idea the Panopticon, an architectural structure that is applicable virtually anywhere. It also looks at the evolution of Kant’s thinking about space and place.

Keywords:   place, space, position, architectural structure, Immanuel Kant

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