Towards a Philosophy of Communication and Media

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
2
ECTS
10
Overall hours
Lesson period
November
Language
English
The neologisms 'philosophical media theory' or 'media philosophy' sound unaccustomed, irritating, suspect. Nevertheless, in the conditions of the transformation of media currently taking place it is important and meaningful to construe the question of media as a philosophical question. In this sense, the course will provide a solid, useful grounding in the central topics of communication and media philosophy, giving a general outline of Vilém Flusser's theory, illustrating the distinction between what Flusser calls "traditional images" and "technical images", and explaining how to Flusser different media constitute different
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Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato