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A Media Ecology Review

  title={A Media Ecology Review},
  author={Lance Strate},
1. Introduction 2. McLuhan 3. Innis and American Cultural Studies 4. The Toronto School 5. Ong 6. Orality-Literacy Studies 7. Media History 8. Postman 9. The New York School and Communication Studies 10. Mumford, Technics, and Ecological History 11. Ellul and Technology Studies 12. Formal Roots 13. Conclusion 

On the Roots of Media Ecology: A Micro-History and Philosophical Clarification

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Media Ecology: A Complex and Systemic Metadiscipline

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Media ecological orientations to philosophy and philosophical problems

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Alphabetic print-based literacy, hermeneutic sociality, and philosophic culture

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Media Ecology: Exploring the Metaphor to Expand the Theory

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The Contribution of Milton Santos Ecosystem Studies Media

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La ecología de los medios: metadisciplina compleja y sistémica

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Ecological perspectives and children’s use of the Internet: exploring micro to macro level analysis

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Los ecos de McLuhan: ecología de los medios, semiótica e interfaces

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Multiplicities and the Subject: Rethinking a Mix-of-Attributes Approach in the Digital World

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The Domestication of the Savage Mind

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Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture

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The Second Media Age

Part I: Theoretical Reconsiderations: 1. Social Theory and the New Media. 2. Postmodern Virtualities. 3. Postmodernity and the Politics of Multiculturalism. 4. The Mode of Information and

Art as a Social System

Through an interdisciplinary approach, Luhmann clarifies the context and contingency of art while elaborating his theory of society. Returning to 18th century aesthetics, the author argues that art

Communications and History: Theories of Media, Knowledge, and Civilization

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Analyzing Media: Communication Technologies as Symbolic and Cognitive Systems

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The intellectual roots of media ecology in the work and thought of Neil postman

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