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The Resource The Extended Self : Architecture, Memes and Minds, (electronic resource)

The Extended Self : Architecture, Memes and Minds, (electronic resource)

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The Extended Self : Architecture, Memes and Minds
Title
The Extended Self
Title remainder
Architecture, Memes and Minds
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Language
eng
Summary
In this wide-ranging study of architecture and cultural evolution, the author argues that underlying the global environmental crisis is a general resistance to changing personal and social identities shaped by a technology-based culture and its energy-hungry products. The book traces the roots of that culture to the coevolution of Homo sapiens and technology, from the first use of tools as artificial extensions of the human body, to the motorised cities spreading around the world, whose uncontrolled effects are changing the planet itself. Advancing a new concept of the meme, called the 'techni
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non fiction
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The Extended Self : Architecture, Memes and Minds, (electronic resource)
Label
The Extended Self : Architecture, Memes and Minds, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1mf717q
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE EXTENDED SELF: ARCHITECTURE, MEMES AND MINDS: CHRIS ABEL; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Identities; 1 The common bond; 2 The body nucleus; 3 Embodied minds; Part I summary; Part II: Origins; 4 Technics and the human; 5 Rethinking evolution; 6 From genes to memes; Part II summary; Part III: Combinations; 7 Types and taxonomies; 8 Technical memes and assemblages; 9 Combinatorial design; Part III summary; Part IV: Transformations; 10 Recasting the extended self; 11 Appropriating cyberspace
  • Part IV summaryPostscript; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (378 p.)
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9781526114297
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