Hand's End: Technology and the Limits of Nature

Hand's End: Technology and the Limits of Nature

by David Rothenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520080556

ISBN-13: 9780520080553

Pub. Date: 10/13/1995

Publisher: University of California Press


Hand's End offers a new philosophy of technology as the fundamental way in which humans experience and define nature—the tool as humanity extended. Rothenberg examines human inventions from the water wheel to the nuclear bomb and discusses theories of technology in the thought of philosophers including Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Marx, Heidegger, Spinoza,

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Hand's End offers a new philosophy of technology as the fundamental way in which humans experience and define nature—the tool as humanity extended. Rothenberg examines human inventions from the water wheel to the nuclear bomb and discusses theories of technology in the thought of philosophers including Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Marx, Heidegger, Spinoza, Mumford, and McLuhan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520080553
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/13/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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