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Author Peters, John Durham, author.

Title The marvelous clouds : toward a philosophy of elemental media / John Durham Peters.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : the University of Chicago Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    302.201 PET    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    302.201 PET    Available
Description 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: In medias res -- Understanding media -- Of cetaceans and ships; or, the moorings of our being -- The fire sermon -- Lights in the firmament: sky media I (Chronos) -- The times and the seasons: sky media II (Kairos) -- The face and the book (inscription media) -- God and Google -- Conclusion: The sabbath of meaning -- Appendix: Nonsimultaneity in cetacean communication.
Subject Communication -- Philosophy.
Written communication.
ISBN 9780226253831 (cloth : alk. paper)
022625383X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226253978 (e-book)

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