Dr. Jean-Claude Larchet, renowned for his examinations of the causes and consequences of spiritual and physical illness, here tackles the pressing question of the societal and personal effects of our societal use of new media. The definition of new media is broad—from radio to smart phones—and the analysis of their impact is honest and straightforward. His meticulous diagnosis of their effects concludes with a discussion of the ways individuals might limit and counteract the most deleterious effects of this new epidemic.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Jean-Claude Larchet holds a Ph.D. from the University of Strasbourg, and is the author of Therapy of Spiritual Illness. Prof. Andrew Torrance graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1968 and obtained a Ph.D. in 1971 from Imperial College, London.He joined the teaching staff at Trinity College, Dublin in 1980.