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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II Echoes and Reflections is a book about differences, about different modes of
communication and perception, different modes of action and motion, different
modes of experience and existence. It follows that Echoes and Introduction.
The logics that we associate with Aristotle and his intellectual heirs, including the
positive logic of Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell (1925-1927), and
the negative dialectics of Theodor Adorno (1973), represent singular modes of ...
organs and constitute different modes of experience. But they are similar in that
both involve rebounds and ricochets, the bounce-back of sound and light
respectively. Both constitute copies, doubles of an original phenomenon. Both
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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