Echoes and reflections: on media ecology as a field of study
"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent thinkers. Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is a unique book that provides the first comprehensive overview of the field, followed by a case study concerning the relationship between modes of communication and constructions of the self."--BOOK JACKET.
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His second book, The Alphabet Versus the Goddess (1999), takes up McLuhan's
arguments about the correspondence between left and right brain hemispheres
and literate and oral modes of communication. Shlain connects these ideas to ...
As Oliver Sacks (1995) describes it, the brain is "dynamic and active, a supremely
efficient adaptive system geared for evolution and change, ceaselessly adapting
to the needs of the organism — its need, above all, to construct a coherent self ...
... various brain defects and disorders (Sacks, 1987, 1995). Of the latter, Sacks (
1987) writes that "their world is vivid, intense, detailed, yet simple, precisely
because it is concrete; neither complicated, diluted, nor unified by abstraction" (p.
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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