BOOKS RECEIVED: Jake Knapp, “Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days” (Simon & Schuster, 2016)
Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether youre at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, youll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars.… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: G.L. Ercolini, “Kant’s Philosophy of Communication” (Duquesne UP, 2016)
One might assume that another study of Immanuel Kant, one of the most prominent philosophers in the history of Western thought, is either presumptuous or unnecessary. But in this highly original work, G. L. Ercolini engages in a new and… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Constance T. Fischer, Leswin Laubscher, and Roger Brooke, eds.,  “The Qualitative Vision for Psychology: An Invitation to a Human Science Approach” (Duquesne UP, 2016)
This volume, edited by three leading proponents and practitioners of human science psychology, serves as an invitation to readers new to this approach while also renewing that invitation to those who have long embraced and advanced research in the field… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Anthony M. Wachs, “The New Science of Communication: Reconsidering McLuhan’s Message for Our Modern Moment” (Duquesne UP, 2015)
The medium is the message, and we now live in a global village much of Marshall McLuhans significant contributions to communication theory has been reduced to these well-known aphorisms. And while these catchphrases do indeed capture certain aspects of his… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Mari Lee Mifsud, “Rhetoric and the Gift: Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Contemporary Communication” (Duquesne UP, 2015)
Rhetoric and the Gift, taking as its starting point the Homeric idea of the gift and Aristotles related rhetorical theory, explores rhetoric not only at the level of the artful response but at the level of the call and response.… Read More
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