We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, Second Edition by Langdon Winner

"In an age in which the inexhaustible power of scientific technology makes all things possible, it remains to be seen where we will draw the line, where we will be able to say, here are possibilities that wisdom suggest we avoid."

First published to great acclaim in 1988, Langdon Winner's groundbreaking exploration of the political, social, and philosophical implications of technology is timelier than ever. He demonstrates that choices about the kinds of technical systems we build and use are actually choices about who we want to be and what kind of world we want to create-technical decisions are political decisions, and they involve profound choices about power, liberty, order, and justice. A seminal text in the history and philosophy of science, this new edition includes a new chapter, preface, and postscript by the author.

Buy The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, Second Edition by Langdon Winner from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226692548
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2020
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, Second Edition by Langdon Winner

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, Second Edition book by Langdon Winner and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.