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Figure/Ground interview with Durham Peters

Figure/Ground interview with Durham Peters

John Durham Peters is A. Craig Baird professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa. He received a Ph.D. in Communication Theory and Research from Stanford University in 1986 and is the author of the magisterial Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication and, more recently, Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition. He has written numerous articles on the history and philosophy of communication.



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