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Ignorance – Between Knowing and Not-Knowing, Gavin Morrison & Sigrid Sandström Eds., Axl Books, Stockholm, 2016

 "Ignorance is an intellectual defect, imperfection, privation, or shortcoming." So begins James Ferrier's "The Agnoiolgy," the section of his treatise, The Institutes of Metaphysic (1854), in which he describes a theory of ignorance. In sympathy with Ferrier, Ignorance between knowing and not knowing concerns the nature of ignorance, its relationship to knowledge and its differentiation from merely not knowing. However, this book additionally considers how different forms of ignorance exert force within the creation and reception of art.

Contents:
“We Are Ignorant” by Gavin Morrison & Sigrid Sandström
“Undecidable Intentions” by Barry Schwabsky
“What Does Ignorance Signify in Rancière's The Ignorant School master?” by Kim West
“Ignorance and Method and Methodology?” by Elinor Hållén
“Educated Ignorance” by John Llewelyn
“Ferrier's Agnoiology” by  Gavin Morrison
“How To Not Know: An Essay on the Limits of Cognitive Knowledge” by Jonna Bornemark
“An Element of Blank: On Literary Ignorance” by Andrew Bennett
“Hear, Here” by Jeanine Oleson