On the Philosophy of Communication / Edition 1

On the Philosophy of Communication / Edition 1

by Gary P. Radford
     
 

ISBN-10: 053459574X

ISBN-13: 9780534595746

Pub. Date: 07/12/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


ON COMMUNICATION explores the genealogy of communication, examining how and why we talk about communication the way we do. The goal of the book is to unveil in a succinct manner the linguistic resources people draw upon when articulating their understanding of communication. The Wadsworth Philosophical Topics Series presents readers with concise, timely, and…  See more details below

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ON COMMUNICATION explores the genealogy of communication, examining how and why we talk about communication the way we do. The goal of the book is to unveil in a succinct manner the linguistic resources people draw upon when articulating their understanding of communication. The Wadsworth Philosophical Topics Series presents readers with concise, timely, and insightful introductions to a variety of traditional and contemporary philosophical subjects. With this series edited by Robert Talisse of Vanderbilt University, philosophy students will be able to discover the richness of philosophical inquiry across a wide array of concepts, including hallmark philosophical themes and topics typically underrepresented in mainstream philosophy publishing. Written by a distinguished list of scholars who have been noted for their exceptional teaching abilities, this series presents the vast sweep of today's philosophical exploration in highly accessible and affordable volumes. These books will prove valuable to philosophy teachers and their students as well as to other readers who share a general interest in philosophy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534595746
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/12/2004
Series:
Wadsworth Philosophical Topics Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,297,577
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1How we talk about communication today : the regime of communication1
2John Locke and the transmission model of communication : a mist before our eyes14
3How communication became known as information processing : the true psychical reality36
4Information and the mathematical theory of communication : a very proper and discreet girl61
5How information processing became more like communication : communication, memory, and subliminal perception86
6Learning to speak differently about communication : which do you wish?107
7A semiotic and a phenomenological discourse of communication : the author should die133
8A hermeneutic discourse of communication : the genuine conversation154
9Towards a new way of speaking about communication : it all happens out there174

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