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Bar-Am, Nimrod

In Search of a Simple Introduction to Communication

Bar-Am, Nimrod - In Search of a Simple Introduction to Communication, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Getting Acquainted

1. Who Am I? Where Do I Come From? Where Am I Headed?
Nimrod Bar-Am

2. Who Are You? Why Are You Here? Can I Help You Achieve Your Goals?
Nimrod Bar-Am

3. Appendix from the Classroom: Toward a Useful Introduction to Communication
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4. On Questions of the Form “What Is X?”, and on the Seemingly Innocent Question “What Is Communication?” in Particular
Nimrod Bar-Am

Part II. Toward a Philosophy of Communication

5. Emergence and Reduction
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6. The Fundamental Problem of the Study of Communication
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7. Is There Communication in the Reduced World?
Nimrod Bar-Am

8. The Unbelievable Complexity of the Truly Simple
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9. Information in Context
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10. The Reductionist Point of View—Extensionalism
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11. A Note on the Intelligence of Computers
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12. Revisiting Context and Meaning: Claude Shannon’s Mathematical Theory of Communication
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13. On Errors, on Correcting Them, and Thus on Goals (with and Without Scare Quotes): Cybernetics and Reductionism
Nimrod Bar-Am

14. Back to the Basic Problem of Communication: The Limitations of Cybernetics
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15. Toward a Philosophy of Communication
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Part III. Toward the Simple Introduction to Communication

16. The Simple Introduction to Communication: A Methodological Preface
Nimrod Bar-Am

17. Example #1: The Classroom
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18. Example #2: Stigmergy and Autonomy in the Cyber Age
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Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319256252
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-25623-8

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