Archives and Artifacts; Cave Painting, Language and Tools

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Archives and Artifacts; Cave Painting, Language and Tools I) Communication is transported, transmitted, & transformed by media a. Never enough to study signs/symbols in the abstract b. “No ideas but in things” – everything communicates (ie: stone, wax mediums) c. McLuhan – “Most important thinker of Newston, Einstein…” i. Opposed Saussure – media itself mattered ‘the medium is the d. McChlean – beginning of globalization standarization/interchangablility (ie: boxes the same size, stackable containers) I) Paleolithic Era (know due to artifacts 2.5 million – 10,000 yrs ago) a. Earliest/largest era of cultural development b. Speech c. Different social organizations d. Cave paintings i. ii. e. Tools i. Become smaller/suit their uses better ii. Humans more efficient engineers waste less/make better/easier f. Chimps i. Natural envi- use implements NOT tools
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