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Marshall McLuhan. Quotes. Edmund Snow Carpenter. Edmund "Ted" Snow Carpenter (September 2, 1922 – July 1, 2011[1]) was an anthropologist best known for his work on tribal art and visual media.

Edmund Snow Carpenter

Early life[edit] Born in Rochester, New York to the artist and educator Fletcher Hawthorne Carpenter (1879–1954) and Agnes "Barbara" Wight (1883–1981), he was one of four children.[3] He was also a fraternal twin with Dr.Connie Carpenter of Canandaigua, NY. He was a descendant of the immigrant William Carpenter (1605 England - 1658/1659 Rehoboth, Massachusetts) the founder of the Rehoboth Carpenter family who came to America in the mid-1630s.[4] Edmund Carpenter began his anthropology studies under Dr. Frank G. World War II[edit] He joined the United States Marine Corps in early 1942, fighting in the Pacific Theater of Operations for the duration of the war especially in New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Marianas, and Iwo Jima. Post war[edit] Discharged as a captain in 1946, he returned to the University of Pennsylvania using his G.I. Walter J. Ong. Walter Ong Biography[edit] Ong was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to a Protestant father and a Roman Catholic mother; he was raised as a Roman Catholic.

Walter J. Ong

In 1929 he graduated from Rockhurst High School. In 1933 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rockhurst College, where he majored in Latin. During his time at Rockhurst College, he founded a chapter of the Catholic fraternity, Alpha Delta Gamma. In 1941 Ong earned a master's degree in English at Saint Louis University. After completing his dissertation on the French logician and educational reformer Peter Ramus (1515-1572) and Ramism under the supervision of Perry Miller at Harvard University in 1954, Ong returned to Saint Louis University, where he would teach for the next 30 years.

In 1963 the French government honored Ong for his work on Ramus by dubbing Ong a knight, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes académiques. He died in 2003 in St. Summary of Ong's works and interests[edit] Some of Ong's interests: Major works[edit] Books[edit] Sensorium. A sensorium (plural: sensoria) is the sum of an organism's perception, the "seat of sensation" where it experiences and interprets the environments within which it lives.


The term originally entered English from the Late Latin in the mid-17th century, from the stem sens- ("sense"). In earlier use it referred, in a broader sense, to the brain as the mind's organ (Oxford English Dictionary 1989). In medical, psychological, and physiological discourse it has come to refer to the total character of the unique and changing sensory environments perceived by individuals.

These include the sensation, perception, and interpretation of information about the world around us by using faculties of the mind such as senses, phenomenal and psychological perception, cognition, and intelligence.[1] Ratios of sensation[edit] In the 20th century the sensorium became a key part of the theories of Marshall McLuhan, Edmund Carpenter and Walter J. Laws of media – The four effects: A McLuhan contribution to social epistemology, Gregory Sandstrom « Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective.

Author Information: Gregory Sandstrom, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania, SERRC, Sandstrom, Gregory. 2012.

Laws of media – The four effects: A McLuhan contribution to social epistemology, Gregory Sandstrom « Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

Laws of media – The four effects: A McLuhan contribution to social epistemology. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 1 (12): 1-6. The PDF of the article gives specific page numbers. Shortlink: In 1988, Eric McLuhan published some of the final papers of his father’s pioneering work, weaving together his own thoughts on language, media and communication in the form of a systematic approach to media studies, technology and culture. This article briefly presents the laws of media or ‘Four Effects.’ Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) was engaged in questioning and investigating the effects of print, electronic technology and various forms of ‘new media’ as they influence our lives.

This description may raise initial concerns from some readers. The possibility of buried scientific treasure often prompts public and private curiosity. A. B.