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Figure/Ground interview with Robert K. Logan

Figure/Ground interview with Robert K. Logan

Dr. Logan was interviewed via Skype by Laureano Ralon on August 18th, 2010 as part of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series: Robert K. Logan originally trained as a physicist, but he is now a distinguished media ecologist. He received a BS and PhD from MIT in 1961 and 1965. After two post-doctoral appointments at University of Illinois (1965-7) and University of Toronto (1967-8), he became a physics professor in 1968 at the U of Toronto until his retirement in 2005. He is now professor emeritus. During this period, in addition to math-based physics courses, he taught an interdisciplinary course called “The Poetry of Physics,” which led to his collaboration with Marshall McLuhan and his research in media ecology and the evolution of... Show More


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