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Description - Aramis, or the Love of Technology by Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour has written a unique and wonderful tale of a technological dream gone wrong. As the young engineer and professor follow Aramis' trail--conducting interviews, analyzing documents, assessing the evidence--perspectives keep shifting: the truth is revealed as multilayered, unascertainable, comprising an array of possibilities worthy of Rashomon. The reader is eventually led to see the project from the point of view of Aramis, and along the way gains insight into the relationship between human beings and their technological creations. This charming and profound book, part novel and part sociological study, is Latour at his thought-provoking best.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674043237
ISBN-10: 0674043235
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour is Professor and Vice-President for Research at the Sciences Po, Paris.

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