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Means Without End: A Critical Survey of the Ideological Genealogy of Technology without Limits, from Apollonian Techne to Postmodern Technoculture
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Means Without End: A Critical Survey of the Ideological Genealogy of Technology without Limits, from Apollonian Techne to Postmodern Technoculture (Paperback)

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Starting with the Apollonian Greek theory of techne, Means Without End presents a history of transformations of ideas about technology, viewed within their broader philosophical, theological, and scientific contexts. Critically focusing on the ideological genealogy of technology without limits and finding its cultural roots in Christian theology, it details ideological developments in the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and 19th century which prepared the way for a theory of autonomous technology and for postmodern technoculture in the 20th century.

Sport & HobbiesTechnicalEngineering & General TechnologyHistory of engineering & technology Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 19/06/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761834854  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gregory H. Davis is Professor of Humanities and Political Science at the College of San Mateo, California, where he has taught Technology, Contemporary Society, and Human Values for more than 25 years. He received his M.A. and B.A. from Stanford University. He is the author of Technology: Humanism or Nihilism, also from the University Press of America.

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