Modern Science and the Capriciousness of Nature

Modern Science and the Capriciousness of Nature

by K. Rogers
ISBN-10:
1403989672
ISBN-13:
9781403989673
Pub. Date:
10/10/2006
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK

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Modern Science and the Capriciousness of Nature

This book questions the way that modern science and technology are considered able to liberate society from the erratic forces of nature. Modern science is implicated in a gamble on a technological society that will replace the natural world with a 'better' one. The author questions the rationality of this gamble and its implications for our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403989673
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/10/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Capriciousness of Nature The Metaphysics of Modern Science The Technological Society The Confrontation with Nature Labour and the Life-World Into the Future

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