Visualization techniques used in science and the arts for the advanced analysis of information and theories can and should be similarly used in the humanities. Within the discipline of philosophy there are both the possibility and the necessity to examine and present ideas using visualization techniques. The author created a CD-ROM entitled Blinded … in an attempt to use visualization techniques to analyze and represent a metaphysical action proposed by the French philosopher George Bataille. He discusses the creation of that work and the theories involved in the conjunction of philosophy and visualization.

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