This is the home page for CogS 4350 / Hons 3050 - the Information of Meaning, Winter, 2010.
Various things may be added here as the semester progresses, so
be sure to check back . . .
These are the primary books we will be working with:
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction by Walter Benjamin
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction by Walter Benjamin (another link . . .)
Purple and green optical illusion
Marcel Duchamp: Fountain (from SFMOMA)
Whole Earth Catalog (some sample pages)
The Medium is the Massage (Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore)
A Modest Proposal (Jonathan Swift)
Tapestry in the Baroque -- "The Battle of the Milvian Bridge"The Gold-bug - by E. A. Poe