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Author Borgmann, Albert.

Title Holding on to reality : the nature of information at the turn of the millennium / Albert Borgmann
Edition Paperback edition
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (274 pages) : illustrations
Summary Holding On to Reality is a brilliant history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture to the current Internet mania and is attendant assets and liabilities. Drawing on the history of ideas, the details of information technology, and the boundaries of the human condition, Borgmann illuminates the relationship between things and signs, between reality and information."[Borgmann] has offered a stunningly clear definition of information in Holding On to Reality. ... He leaves room for little argument, unless one wants to pose the now vo
Notes Reprint. Originally published: 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-263) and index
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Subject Communication -- Philosophy.
Information theory.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0226066223 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780226066226 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)