Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet | Study Guide

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Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) was an Austrian neurologist widely acknowledged to have been the founder of the field of psychoanalysis. Read More
Alan Turing Alan Turing (1912–54) was a British mathematician and logician. Read More
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William Gibson William Gibson (b. 1948) is an American-Canadian science fiction writer. Read More
Frederic Jameson Fredric Jameson (b. 1934) is an American literary critic and philosopher. Read More
Jean Piaget Jean Piaget (1896–1980) was a Swiss psychologist. Read More
Erik Erikson Erik Erikson (1902–94) was an American psychoanalyst who published influential works on social psychology and individual identity. Read More
Rodney Brooks Rodney Brooks (b. 1954) is an Australian-American roboticist and former director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
John Conway John Conway (b. 1937) is a British mathematician who invented a computer program called the "Game of Life" in the late 1960s.
Nicolaus Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543) was a Polish astronomer who proposed that Earth and the other planets orbit the sun.
Charles Darwin Charles Darwin (1809–82) was a British naturalist who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection.
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins (b. 1941) is a British biologist and science writer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) was an American author.
Michel Foucault Michel Foucault (1926–84) was a French philosopher and historian.
Douglas Hofstadter Douglas Hofstadter (b. 1945) is an American scholar of cognitive science, physics, and comparative literature.
Henry Jenkins Henry Jenkins (b. 1958) is an American media scholar specializing in communication, journalism, and civic arts.
Jacques Lacan Jacques Lacan (1901–81) was a French psychoanalyst who reinterpreted the work of Sigmund Freud.
Claude Lévi-Strauss Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908–2009) was a French social anthropologist who gained international fame as a leading exponent of structuralism, the name applied to the analysis of cultural systems.
Robert Jay Lifton Robert Jay Lifton (b. 1926) is an American psychoanalyst and sociologist.
Howard Rheingold Howard Rheingold (b. 1947) is an American writer specializing in the development of virtual communities.
John Searle John Searle (b. 1932) is an American philosopher renowned for his work on the philosophy of language.
Joseph Weizenbaum Joseph Weizenbaum (1923–2008) was an American computer scientist best known for developing the program ELIZA.
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