9780534595746

On the Philosophy of Communication

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534595746

  • ISBN10:

    053459574X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-07-12
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMMUNICATION presents a general overview of communication, this practical and affordable philosophy text will help you understand and identify key ideas so that you can easily succeed in this course.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
How We Talk About Communication Today: The Regime of Communication
1(13)
The Idea of the Idea
4(2)
The Regime of Communication
6(4)
The Structure of this Book
10(4)
John Locke and the Transmission Model of Communication: A Mist Before Our Eyes
14(22)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
16(2)
Locke's Account of Knowledge
18(3)
The Communication of Genuine Knowledge
21(3)
A Mist Before Our Eyes
24(2)
Communication Breakdown
26(5)
What is a Poor Communicator to Do?
31(5)
How Communication Became Known as Information Processing: The True Psychical Reality
36(25)
A Philosophy of the Unconscious
38(3)
Speaking Scientifically About Inner Experience
41(9)
Communication as Information Processing
50(11)
Information and the Mathematical Theory of Communication: A Very Proper and Discreet Girl
61(25)
Shannon's Mathematical Theory of Communication
62(3)
The Nature of Information
65(7)
Not Particularly Concerning Shannon
72(5)
Communication, Effectiveness, and Control
77(9)
How Information Processing Became More Like Communication: Communication, Memory, and Subliminal Perception
86(21)
The Malleability of Memory
88(7)
Subliminal Perception: The Nature of a Controversy
95(7)
When Communication Informs Psychology
102(5)
Learning to Speak Differently About Communication: Which Do You Wish?
107(26)
Confession is Not Betrayal
113(5)
How Many Fingers Am I Holding Up, Winston?
118(5)
The Cartesian Whirlpool
123(4)
Do It To Julia!
127(6)
A Semiotic and a Phenomenological Discourse of Communication: The Author Should Die
133(21)
A Semiotic Discourse of Communication
135(6)
Signs and Indications
141(6)
Expressions and Communication
147(4)
Experience, Essence, and Communication
151(3)
A Hermeneutic Discourse of Communication: The Genuine Conversation
154(20)
A Role for Ideas and Mental States
159(2)
Time and Autobiography
161(4)
Implications for an Understanding of Communication
165(4)
A Spirit of its Own
169(5)
Towards a New Way of Speaking About Communication: It All Happens Out There
174(8)
References 182(8)
Index 190

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