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Hand's End Technology and the Limits of Nature

By: David Rothenburg
256 pages, 8 illus, 11 figs
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  • Hand's End ISBN: 9780520080553 Paperback Oct 1995 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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  • Hand's End ISBN: 9780520080546 Hardback Dec 1993 Out of Print #47233
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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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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.
By: David Rothenburg
256 pages, 8 illus, 11 figs
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