By: Bret Stalcup
The purpose of this paper is to examine Devitt and Sterelny's criticism of what they term the "Millian View"; that is, the view that "the meaning of a name is exhausted by its role of designating its bearer". They term this view as "Millian"...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Minka Stoyanov
Since the 4th millennium BCE, humanity has been recording and transferring information in the form of written text. Since then we have developed new ways to communicate. Today, we have many methods of recording and transmitting information: still images, film, audio recordings, etc. With all...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Jesse Adeniji
I believe this form of communication will in fact, become the mainstream form of person-to-person communication. That's not hard to figure. Humans have had a long history of seeking all forms of convergence in communication modes. That's why 2 major languages -English & French are...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Chance Clift
I agree that this question is a bit vague in its wording. However, I can foresee physical, written text declining over the next century to the point of near extinction.The writings of 20th century media scholar, Marshall McLuhan, suggest that the two greatest inventions...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Jason Lusk
First, we did it with pictures. Then we did it with symbols. Gradually, we developed letters, and later still, punctuation and formats and such. Some say we will eventually reach a point where our brains tap into the computer and we will have no use...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Sharon Early
Many people are beginning to feel like the written word is losing in the war of words on the internet. I disagree. Of course there are audio files on the internet and many people fail to read a number of things that they should read...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Rob Purifoy
If today's popularity of cel phone texting is any indication of the future, the answer is emphatically, yes. Texting and emailing remove's the emotion and small talk from a communication which makes it an undeniably faster way to communicate, and In today's world, fast...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Jonte Rhodes
Since the invention of the typewriter even, the written text has been in rapid decline in terms of usage and prominence. The advent of things like the computer and cell phones, as well as things like pocket organizers and speech typing technology has pushed its...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Lisa Fillers
Hand written text will probably not survive as a communication medium more than another generation. The largest red alert to this is that some school systems are already dropping the teaching of cursive writing from their curriculum. It came as quite a shock to me...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Ian Navas
A former boss of mine, who was completely computer illiterate and opposed to his industry's new direction towards paperless, once told me in one simple short sentence why the world will never go paperless; "people are just too in love with paper." And I've...

 

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