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Hospitality in the Age of Media Representation

Hänggi, Christian. (2009) Hospitality in the Age of Media Representation. Think Media: EGS Media Philosophy Series. New York.

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Abstract

The world overflows with stimuli. Many of these are advertising messages that will never know whether we hear them. They are not alive but continue speaking. We adjust our filters and stop listening to them in turn. In an economy of excess, the advertising industry meets this problem with more advertising. The vendors' cries grow louder and it becomes more difficult to withdraw. We are faced with questions of hospitality: How much should we allow to access our minds? Where is the point of rupture?
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Fachbereich Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft > Amerikanistik (Schweighauser)
UniBasel Contributors:Hänggi, Christian
Item Type:Book
Book Subtype:Authored Book
Publisher:Atropos Press
ISBN:978-0-9748534-6-8
Number of Pages:198
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Authored book
Last Modified:16 Mar 2017 14:28
Deposited On:16 Mar 2017 14:28

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