LOOK MORE CLOSELY at the philosophical basis of theories of perception
and the knot of complex, interrelated misconceptions and criticisms
emanating from the idea of a sensory mode of thinking begin to unravel. It
explains how the separation between the senses and intelligence happens
in the first place and why rationalism has had such a devastating impact
on our understanding of materiality. A quite different pragmatic and
interpretative concept of perception creates a platform for a radical and
far-reaching overhaul of design pedagogy.