Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

The marvelous clouds: towards a philosophy of elemental media (book review)

Beckett, Charlie (2017) The marvelous clouds: towards a philosophy of elemental media (book review). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (21 Apr 2017) Blog.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (465Kb) | Preview

Abstract

The Marvelous Clouds: Towards A Philosophy of Elemental Media By John Durham Peters (4th Estate) “I get all the news I need from the weather report” (Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel: Only Living Boy In New York) Media is now environmental, like the air we breathe. It’s a ubiquitous and vital fact of contemporary life, like the water from our taps. It is a condition of modernity like the fuel in our cars or the text on this screen. But what can we learn from our new relationships with these elements that are certainly material and, at least in some way, from nature?

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Library of Congress subject classification: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 10:45
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/76549/

Actions (login required)

Record administration - authorised staff only Record administration - authorised staff only

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics