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Heidegger, Habermas and the Mobile Phone (Postmodern Encounters) [Paperback]

George Myerson
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Table of Contents

‘It Was Good To Talk’: Mobile Phones and German Philosophers
The ‘Great Mobilisation’ of the Year 2000: ‘It’s great to communicate.’
The Age of Communication: Universal Contact
What is ‘Communication’? I and We
Why Communicate? Saying What you Want
Who Communicates? Device and Voice
What is Communicated? Message or Meaning
When is Communication Going Well? The Right Response
What Do You Learn From Communication? Information and Understanding
What’s the Future of Communication? Value or Money
Appendix: Brief Background to Heidegger and Habermas
Martin Heidegger


‘Being and Time’

Talk and Discourse
Jürgen Habermas


‘The Theory of Communicative Action’

Communicative Rationality
Further Reading

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