Series: Popular Culture and Philosophy (Book 50)
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Open Court (October 1, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.7 x 8.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,282,190 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #191 in Books > Computers & Technology > Web Development & Design > User Generated Content #885 in Books > Computers & Technology > Internet & Social Media > Social Media #906 in Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Philosophy > Social Philosophy
Normally, I would never leave a rating for a book I have not yet finished.But this book has only two ratings so far, and one of them is a one-star rating clearly intended for a completely different book and inadvertently posted on the wrong page. I worry that this books sales are being hurt by a one-star review intended for a very different book about Facebook. (On my comment to that review, I link to the book that it seems to be intended for).This is looking to be either a four or five star book; I'm enjoying the essays. Once I finish, I'll revise this review to be more accurate & informative.
Nice book, where philosophy is taken as an alternate approach, say, more creative, loose, to analyze Facebook. Besides digital platform's futilities, Facebook has many attractive sides and represents new horizon for interactivity. I appreciated very much.
Facebook and Philosophy: What's On Your Mind provides a powerful philosophical examination of the phenomenon of Facebook and how it changes human relationships and social values. Nearly thirty contemporary thinkers familiar with Facebook's culture consider its impact and cultural milieu, from issues of privacy and the quality and perception of 'friends' to gossip, perception and the evolution of Facebook. Computer and philosophy collections alike will appreciate these lively dialogues.
Well researched and written.
This book has an enticing title and I have purchased hundreds of books from and this is the FIRST time I am writing such a terrible review! It is simply 2 page fictional stories made up by the author about so-called FB addicts and how FB has affected their lives. The author states these are fictional towards the END of the book and after every story, it advertises authors website to get support. Online support group for addicts of the internet?! haha ... The stories are ridiculous and there is much better info avail FREE from doing a Google search. I can't even return the book and get a refund since I ordered Kindle version. Waste of money, no value at all...
Facebook and Philosophy: What's on Your Mind? (Popular Culture and Philosophy) Facebook Cookbook: Building Applications to Grow Your Facebook Empire @>A Niche FB Readers, 200 Facebook groups to Promote your kindle romance books for free: Second Edition, FULLY updated for romance kindle books, 2016. (Facebook Guide for Authors) How to Create and Manage a Facebook Page: Creating and Managing a Facebook Page The End of Comparative Philosophy and the Task of Comparative Thinking: Heidegger, Derrida, and Daoism (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) ... Chinese Philosophy and Culture (Paperback)) Star Trek and Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant (Popular Culture and Philosophy) The Princess Bride and Philosophy: Inconceivable! (Popular Culture and Philosophy) Adventure Time and Philosophy (Popular Culture and Philosophy) The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy Of Popular Culture) Popular American Recording Pioneers: 1895-1925 (Haworth Popular Culture) The Wedding of the Dead: Ritual, Poetics, and Popular Culture in Transylvania (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) How to Advertise Your Perfume Shop on Facebook and Twitter: (How Social Media Could Help Boost Your Business) 100 Most Popular Genre Fiction Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies (Popular Authors (Hardcover)) The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory (Philosophy of Mind) The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture (American Philosophy) Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (And Other Social Networks) How To Stream Video Live 2016: Expand Your Reach In Minutes With Live Video Through Facebook, YouTube, Periscope, Livestream, Meerkat And More - Even If You Hate Being On Camera Social Media Free Tools: 2016 Edition - Social Media Marketing Tools to Turbocharge Your Brand for Free on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube & Every Other Network Known to Man Become a Star 2016: Create Your TV Show Using Facebook Live The New Traditional Woodworker: From Tool Set to Skill Set to Mind Set (Popular Woodworking)