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Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought

John Hoffecker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147040
eISBN:
9780231518482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147040.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book explores the origin and growth of the human mind, drawing on archaeology, history, and the fossil record. It suggests that, as an indirect result of bipedal locomotion, early humans ... More


To Shrink

Vilém Flusser

in Into the Universe of Technical Images

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670208
eISBN:
9781452947235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670208.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes a telematic society where bodies attached to artificial brains will shrink. In a telematic society, there will be brains that are linked through a dream-secreting superbrain to ... More


Chamber Music

Vilém Flusser

in Into the Universe of Technical Images

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670208
eISBN:
9781452947235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670208.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter predicts a scenario in which chamber music can serve as a model of social structure for the coming telematic society. The scenario involves a fabulous universe, that of technical images, ... More


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