Hand's End by David Rothenberg
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Hand's End
By David Rothenberg

Hand's End

Technology and the Limits of Nature

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Hand's End by David Rothenberg

Book Description

"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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520080553
ISBN-10: 0520080556
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Rothenberg

David Rothenberg is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. His latest book, Wild Ideas, was published in 1995.

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