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Humanist Archives: Oct. 14, 2021, 7:53 a.m. Humanist 35.296 - pubs: Modelwork: The Material Culture of Making and Knowing

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        Date: 2021-10-14 06:39:44+00:00
        From: Willard McCarty <>
        Subject: modelling and making

[If anyone here would like to write a serious review of this 
book -- that is, not a table-of-contents-in-prose review of 
it -- for Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, please let me 

Modelwork: The Material Culture of Making and Knowing
ed. Martin Brückner, Sandy Isenstadt and Sarah Wasserman
University of Minnesota Press, 2021

Introduction: Modelwork
Martin Brückner and Sandy Isenstadt

Part I. Knowing

1. Defining Models
Annabel Jane Wharton

2. Material Models of Immaterial Things
Peter Galison

Part II. Sensing

3. William Farish’s Devices and Drawings: Models for Envisioning
Immaterial and Material Realms
Hilary Bryon

4. “The Instructed Eye”: What Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Drawing
Books Tell Us about Vision and How We See
Christopher J. Lukasik

5. Algorithmic Audition: Modeling Musical Perception
Martin Scherzinger

Part III. Making

6. The Useful Arts of Nineteenth-Century Patent Models
Reed Gochberg

7. Bodies Made of Numbers, Numbers Made of Bodies
Catherine Newman Howe

8. Hypermodels: Architectural Production in Virtual Spaces
Seher Erdoğan Ford

Part IV. Doing

9. Modeling Maneuvers: Anatomical Illustration and the Practice of Touch
Juliet S. Sperling

10. Models and Manufactures: The Shoe as Commodity
Lisa Gitelman

11. Modeling Interpretation
Johanna Drucker

Afterword: On the Humility of Models
Sarah Wasserman

Willard McCarty,
Professor emeritus, King's College London;
Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews;  Humanist

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