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The Resource The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction, Matthew B. Crawford

The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction, Matthew B. Crawford

Label
The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction
Title
The world beyond your head
Title remainder
on becoming an individual in an age of distraction
Statement of responsibility
Matthew B. Crawford
Title variation
On becoming an individual in an age of distraction
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Crawford investigates the challenge of mastering one's own mind by showing that our current crisis of attention is only superficially the result of digital technology, and certain assumptions at the root of Western culture are the root of the cause"--Publisher information
Tone
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10408869
Cataloging source
DLC
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Crawford, Matthew B
Dewey number
155.2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Self
  • Individuality
  • Distraction (Psychology)
  • Mind and body
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Distraction (Psychology)
  • Individuality
  • Mind and body
  • Self
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on becoming an individual in an age of distraction
Label
The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction, Matthew B. Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Attention as a cultural problem -- pt. I. Encountering things : The jig, the nudge, and local ecology -- Embodied perception -- Virtual reality as moral ideal -- Attention and design -- Autism as a design principle: gambling -- Interlude : A brief history of freedom -- pt. II. Other people : On being led out -- Encountering things with other people -- Achieving individuality -- The culture of performance -- The erotics of attention -- The flattening -- The statistical self -- pt. III. Inheritance : The organ makers' shop -- Epilogue : Reclaiming the real
Control code
ocn903811577
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 305 pages
Isbn
9780374292980
Lccn
2015933043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99962392840
System control number
(OCoLC)903811577
Label
The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction, Matthew B. Crawford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Attention as a cultural problem -- pt. I. Encountering things : The jig, the nudge, and local ecology -- Embodied perception -- Virtual reality as moral ideal -- Attention and design -- Autism as a design principle: gambling -- Interlude : A brief history of freedom -- pt. II. Other people : On being led out -- Encountering things with other people -- Achieving individuality -- The culture of performance -- The erotics of attention -- The flattening -- The statistical self -- pt. III. Inheritance : The organ makers' shop -- Epilogue : Reclaiming the real
Control code
ocn903811577
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 305 pages
Isbn
9780374292980
Lccn
2015933043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99962392840
System control number
(OCoLC)903811577

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