To Find Is To Choose, To Choose Is To Create: Culture(s) in Cinematic and Architectural Space(s)

Asu Besgen

Abstract


In Wikipedia, which is the symbol of global and virtual source in today’s research culture, culture is defined in three different ways: It is the excellence of taste in fine arts and humanities; an integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning; and, the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, organization or group. With another generalization, culture is the evolved human capacity to classify and represent experiences with symbols, and to act imaginatively and creatively; moreover, it is the distinct ways that people living in different parts of the world classified and represented their experiences.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/cinej.2012.15

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