Acoustic Technics

March 24, 2017|
Acoustic Technics by Don Ihde
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Acoustic Technics opens with the 19th century discovery of radiation which exceeds our human bodily perceptual experience, light beyond light, sound beyond sound and on into what today we call the electromagnetic spectrum. Claiming a second scientific revolution through imaging technologies and drawing from both instrumental sensory mediation and animal studies, Acoustic Technics follows listening in its new forms into music, echo-location, infra and ultra-sounds, medical diagnosis, surveillance, and subsurface and interplanetary domains. Synthesized sounds, sonification, in both esoteric and popular technologies such as earbuds, cellphones, television are analyzed from a postphenomenological perspective.
Don Ihde is distinguished professor of philosophy, emeritus, at Stony Brook University.
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Title:Acoustic Technics
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:148 pages, 9.09 X 5.85 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:148 pages, 9.09 X 5.85 X 0.47 in
Published:March 24, 2017
Publisher:Lexington Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781498519250

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