Eric McLuhan (born 1941) is the son of well-known media theorist Marshall McLuhan and co-author with him of the books Laws of Media (1990), Media and Formal Cause (2011), and Theories of Communication (2011). According to McLuhan associate Dean Motter, Eric McLuhan also collaborated with his father on some books as a ghostwriter.
He is also the author of Electric Language (1998), The Role of Thunder in Finnegans Wake (1997), and The Sensus Communis, Synesthesia, and the Soul: An Odyssey (2015); the editor of the journal McLuhan Studies, and the collections of his father's work: The Book of Probes (2011), Marshall McLuhan Unbound (2005, with Terrence Gordon), The Medium and the Light( 2010); and the co-editor of Essential McLuhan (1997, with Frank Zingrone).
He also performed the original Fordham Experiment.
- University of Toronto: Marshall McLuhan Studies: About Eric McLuhan
- The New Nomads: Eight Characteristics of the Electric Mass Audience by Eric McLuhan
- Figure/Ground interview with Eric McLuhan
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