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Media Ecology: A Complex and Systemic Metadiscipline

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Research Center of Advanced Studies in Internet & Information Society, Communications Faculty, Universidad de Los Hemisferios, Paseo de la Universidad 300 y Juan Díaz, 170527 Quito, Ecuador
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Communications Faculty, Universidad de Los Hemisferios, Paseo de la Universidad 300 y Juan Díaz, 170527 Quito, Ecuador
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Philosophies 2016, 1(3), 190-198; https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies1030190
Received: 19 May 2016 / Revised: 3 June 2016 / Accepted: 8 July 2016 / Published: 11 October 2016
Media ecology is not the theoretical stream of communication studies and it is not limited to Marshall McLuhan´s work and thinking; however, we focus on McLuhan’s approach to media ecology for this special issue on the philosophy of Marshall McLuhan. Media ecology is a complex and systemic metadiscipline whose object of study is the changes and effects that have occurred in society as a result of the evolution of technology and media throughout history. View Full-Text
Keywords: media ecology; metadiscipline; complexity; Marshall McLuhan media ecology; metadiscipline; complexity; Marshall McLuhan
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Islas, O.; Bernal, J.D. Media Ecology: A Complex and Systemic Metadiscipline. Philosophies 2016, 1, 190-198. https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies1030190

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