By: David Rothenburg
256 pages, 8 illus, 11 figs
Offers a new philosophy of technology as the fundamental way in which humans experience and define nature - the tool as humanity extended. Included in this thesis is an historical overview of Western thought concerning the interrelationship of technology and nature, which includes the thoughts of Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Marx, Spinoza, Mumford, and McLuhan.
`Convincing and well-written, this book should be read by all of us' - Anna Otten, The Antioch Review
`For all concerned about our planet and humankind's ability to find a sustainable future, Rothenberg extends his hand and mind in affirmation of a more beneficial technology' - Forest and Conservation Biology
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