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The Resource Crazy talk, stupid talk : how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it, Neil Postman

Crazy talk, stupid talk : how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it, Neil Postman

Label
Crazy talk, stupid talk : how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it
Title
Crazy talk, stupid talk
Title remainder
how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it
Statement of responsibility
Neil Postman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Postman, Neil
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HM132
  • BF637.C45
LC item number
  • .P65
  • P68 1976
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Oral communication
  • Interpersonal relations
Label
Crazy talk, stupid talk : how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it, Neil Postman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [255]-259
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The semantic environment -- Purposes -- Relationships -- Content -- Crazy talk, stupid talk -- Introduction -- The communication panacea -- Fanaticism -- Role fixation -- The IFD disease -- Model muddles -- Reification -- Silent questions -- By-passing -- Self-reflexiveness -- Propaganda -- Eichmannism -- Definition tyranny -- Sloganeering -- Arguments -- Euphemism -- Confusling levels of abstraction -- Inflation and mystification -- Minding your minding
Control code
2213260
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780440015543
Lccn
76016085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (WaOLN)234611
  • (OCoLC)2213260
Label
Crazy talk, stupid talk : how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what to do about it, Neil Postman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [255]-259
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The semantic environment -- Purposes -- Relationships -- Content -- Crazy talk, stupid talk -- Introduction -- The communication panacea -- Fanaticism -- Role fixation -- The IFD disease -- Model muddles -- Reification -- Silent questions -- By-passing -- Self-reflexiveness -- Propaganda -- Eichmannism -- Definition tyranny -- Sloganeering -- Arguments -- Euphemism -- Confusling levels of abstraction -- Inflation and mystification -- Minding your minding
Control code
2213260
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780440015543
Lccn
76016085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (WaOLN)234611
  • (OCoLC)2213260

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