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Philosophies 2016, 1(2), 133-140; doi:10.3390/philosophies1020133

McLuhan’s Philosophy of Media Ecology: An Introduction

University of St. Michael’s College and Department of Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St. George, Toronto, ON M5S 1A7, Canada
Academic Editor: Marcin J. Schroeder
Received: 17 June 2016 / Revised: 21 July 2016 / Accepted: 25 July 2016 / Published: 1 August 2016
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This essay will serve as an introduction to the collection of essays in this Special Issue of MDPI Philosophies that will explore the philosophical roots of Marshall McLuhan’s study of media and the field of media ecology that followed in its wake. View Full-Text
Keywords: McLuhan; media; technology; communications; ecology; effect; figure; ground; the medium is the message McLuhan; media; technology; communications; ecology; effect; figure; ground; the medium is the message
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Logan, R.K. McLuhan’s Philosophy of Media Ecology: An Introduction. Philosophies 2016, 1, 133-140.

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