Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Medien vor den Medien” as Want to Read:
Medien vor den Medien
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Medien vor den Medien

by
really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  1 rating  ·  1 review
Das Dazwischen (to metaxy) macht das Sehen und Hören, die Erkenntnis und die Liebe erst möglich – das überliefern uns Texte der Antike. Die Medien prägen so unser Wissen und verstören unsere Sinne seit jeher. In der deutschen Medienwissenschaft ist es fast zur Selbstverständlichkeit geworden, nur heutige oder doch neuzeitliche Medien zu erforschen. Nun geht aber schon der ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published 2007 by Fink
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Medien vor den Medien, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Medien vor den Medien

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-2
really liked it 4.00  · 
Rating details
 ·  1 rating  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
homoness
Aug 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Kittlerians are the weirdest thing ever.

I mean the book itself is fantastic. Its general thesis is, that Plato and Aristotle (some blame it on Plato [Martin Carlé], some on Aristotle [Kittler himself]) introduced the so-called media-principle, a "Dazwischenkunft" or "to metaxy" in the original Greek. Prior to this ideational introduction, which is, ofc, entirely reducible to some media stuff having to do with the alphabet and music, however there was already a host of media, and it is this media
...more
bookateatime
marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Friedrich Kittler was a literary scholar and a media theorist.

Kittler is influential in the new approach to media theory that grew popular starting in the 1980s
Kittler's central project is to "prove to the human sciences [...] their technological-media a priori" (Hartmut Winkler), or in his own words: "Driving the human out of the humanities",[4] a title that he gave a work that he published in 19
...more