Technological Mythologies

Understanding the structures of consciousness
legacy
Technological Mythologies
What is technology?
McLuhan
Orality
Literacy
Writing
Print
Electronic
Language
Language is a condition for the possibility of both technology and mythology
Heidegger
Premodern
Unconcealing
Modern
Setting Upon
Postmodern?
Communicating
Burrell and Morgan
assumptions
Technologies of mediation mediate not content but ontology & epistemology
http://www.marshallmcluhan.com/
http://www.marshallmcluhanspeaks.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_McLuhan
http://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/mcluhan.mediummessage.pdf
McLuahn's work is published online by MIT
What is myth?
Specific myths
The mind is like a computer (vice versa)
democracy
Myths of American Imperialism
Myths of Male Power (Berger)
Archetypical Myths
We're starting to see 'presuppositions' shattered
http://profkevinwilliams.com/2016/01/18/what-is-technology-1-0/
http://profkevinwilliams.com/2016/01/23/questioning-questions/
Prof. Williams reflections on class
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