Harold Innis
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Philosophy of Society
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Synopsis:
  • Communications determine civilizations
  • Communications determine people's interests (what they think about),
  • languages (how they think about them) and
  • communities (where they think about them).
  • Mesopotamia: clay tablet, stylus, cuneiform script
  • Greece: pen and alphabet
  • Middle Ages: pen and paper
  • Reformation: press and paper
  • 20th century: celluloid, radio waves, ...

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