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Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Ugh - Goodreads

This made for a very frustrating reading experience. At times McLuhan has a tremendously opaque writing style, preferring to make many of his assertions first through others' words in great ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Amber - Goodreads

Like many reviews suggest, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man is a difficult read because of McLuhan's rambles and lacking evidence to support his many ideas on media as an extension of who we ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Bucket - Goodreads

McLuhan wrote this in the 1960s to describe the state of media (which was then beginning to take on its still rapidly evolving electronic form. He coins now well-known phrases like "the medium is the ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Eric - Goodreads

McLuhan was a visionary bullshitter. Despite having virtually no evidence to back up some of his more absurd claims (some of which are steeped in racism), I'm amazed at just how spot-on some of his ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Chris - Goodreads

Wrote a thesis about this. McLunhan made the point in this book, before anyone else, that each technology has its own agenda based on its effects on our lives, independent of whatever we think we're ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - George Walker - Goodreads

Although this book was written in 1964 and much of the content is obsolete in the face of new media, it is still a pioneering study in media theory. McLuhan proposes that media themselves, not the ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

I've pulled it out of a box to re-read after almost forty years! I remember being so intrigued by this when it was first popular. Fascinating book by the man famous for saying "the medium is the ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - michael - Goodreads

McLuhan is a nut. 50% of what he says is completely unintelligible bollocks, 20% of it is kind of interesting throw-away, and the other 30% is the most forward-thinking genius that has yet to be ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Russell - Goodreads

It's hard for me to comment on Understanding Media because I've never read anything quite like it. It's really just a whole bunch of somewhat connected thoughts, observations, and statements. There ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Review: Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

Felhasználói ismertető  - Taylor - Goodreads

I would think of this book like a set of tools. McLuhan is providing the reader with a way to better understand and analyze the way the world is changing, technology-wise. I think the first section of ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása


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