New Book Announcement: Medium, Messenger, Transmission: An Approach to Media Philosophy by Sybille Krämer
Thank you to Martin Speer for bringing this to my attention and for providing the following text from the book’s Introduction:-
Read the review of this book from Theory Culture & Society at http://goo.gl/OMUaUL
Book publication details are available here http://goo.gl/SC8DsX
This rich study provides a comprehensive introduction to media philosophy while offering a new perspective on the concept and function of transmission media in all systems of exchange. Krämer uses the figure of the messenger as a key metaphor, examining a diverse range of transmission events, including the circulation of money, translation of languages, angelic visitations, spread of infectious diseases, and processes of transference and counter-transference that occur during psychoanalysis.
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