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‘About nothing, about everything’

Listening in/to Tim Robinson

Gerry Smyth

knowing a place’.16 After Heidegger, the phenomenology of listening is taken up by a number of other philosophers, most notably Eugène Minkowski, Gaston Bachelard and Jean-Luc Nancy. In his book Vers une cosmologie (1936), Minkowsky discussed a new dynamic and vital category, a new property of the universe: reverberation … It is as though the sound of a hunting horn, reverberating everywhere through its echo, made the tiniest leaf, the tiniest wisp of moss shudder in a common movement and transformed the whole forest, filling it to its limits, into a vibrating, sonorous

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Bernadette Quinn

. Dublin: Stationery Office. Central Statistics Office (CSO) (2008) Tourism Trends. Dublin: Stationery Office. 99 Mobility, space and consumption Central Statistics Office (CSO) (2009) Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC). Dublin: Stationery Office. Cohen, E. (1979) ‘A phenomenology of tourist experience’, Sociology 13: 179–202. Dart, J. (2006) ‘Home-based work and leisure spaces: settee or work-station?’, Leisure Studies 25, 3: 313–28. Dyck, I. (2005) ‘Feminist geography, the “everyday”, and local-global relations: hidden spaces of place-making’, The Canadian

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Mapping times

Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins and Clancy Wilmott

. Phenomenological approaches to temporality regard time as emerging in our individual capacities for making sense of the world. The father of phenomenology, Edward Husserl, focused on exploring what he termed ‘internal time consciousness’ – suggesting that the temporal was a central and indivisible aspect of being human (Hoy, 2012). This idea of ‘being’ was developed in Heideggerian thought through hermeneutics. Heidegger makes an important distinction between different modes of temporality, which he characterises as ‘ontic’ and ‘ontological’. Ontic knowledge relates to the

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Ireland’s ‘ABC of earth wonders’

Derek Gladwin and Christine Cusick

Robinson’s work and documents pertaining to this Irish language movement through figures such as the film-maker Bob Quinn and the political journalist Desmond Fennell. Critical approaches to Robinson’s work typically converge on written or visual interpretations, whether they are focused on maps or prose. Gerry Smyth, however, considers the question of ‘listening’ as it relates to two philosophical systems:  the phenomenology of listening associated with Jean-Luc Nancy and the existentialist listening associated with Martin Heidegger. In ‘ “About nothing, about