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Critical theory of technology

Author: Andrew Feenberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
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The author challenges the assumption that modern society is condemned by its own technical rationality to authoritarian management and mindless work. He suggests a radical reform of industrial  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feenberg, Andrew.
Critical theory of technology.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)551356836
Online version:
Feenberg, Andrew.
Critical theory of technology.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)607731534
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Feenberg
ISBN: 0195068548 9780195068542 0195068556 9780195068559
OCLC Number: 22860236
Description: xi, 235 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 : Introduction : the parliament of things --
pt. 1 : Marxism --
Ch. 2 : Minimalist Marxism --
Ch. 3 : Contradictions of the transition --
pt. II : Action --
Ch. 4 : The bias of technology --
Ch. 5 : Postindustrial discourses --
pt. III : Culture --
Ch. 6 : The dilemma of development --
Ch. 7 : The promise of civilizational change --
pt. IV : Conclusion --
Ch. 8 : The critical theory of technology.
Responsibility: Andrew Feenberg.
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"Excellent. It's good to see an academic philosospher engage a real world issue as critical in our time as the interaction of technology with society."--Jesse S. Tatum, Michigan Technological Read more...

 
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