Description - Hand's End by David Rothenberg
"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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(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
University of California Press
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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.