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Event Horizon
By Matthew Montague
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the limit of your perception in this moment. It is simultaneously vast and limited. Theoretically, this structure is your world as you absolutely know it at this moment. This is your event horizon – all events within this horizon are known and actionable; all event outside are unknown and unactionable.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Herman and Chomsky's 'The Propaganda Model' describes how they believed the print and broadcast mass media were manipulating information flow into the US public sphere. This ebook begins with a detailed description of the model. It then examines how computer mediated communication, like the Internet, circumvents the information filters and loosens the stranglehold of the mass media.
Random Thoughts
By Max M Power
Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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The following are Random Thoughts from a not so random man. The ranting and ravings of a person who is passionate about his work. Some are soft, some are hard, ALL will make you think.