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The future of technological civilization

Author: Victor C Ferkiss
Publisher: New York, G. Braziller [1974]
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Ferkiss, Victor C.
Future of technological civilization.
New York, G. Braziller [1974]
(OCoLC)608708515
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor C Ferkiss
ISBN: 080760738X 9780807607381
OCLC Number: 1001161
Description: 369 pages 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Liberalism and beyond. Invasion of the human world --
End of the modern era --
Liberal ideology and the assault on nature --
American liberalism in triumph and decay --
Technology and the end of liberalism --
Roads to nowhere: conservatism, socialism, anarchism, and the antipolitics of despair --
pt. 2. Ecological humanism. Real and the ideal: philosophy and politics --
Man in nature and the nature of man --
Nature and human values --
Goodness of man and the primacy of politics --
Beyond liberalism to freedom --
Human needs in social perspective --
Common good: present and future --
Ecological humanism: a political philosophy for technological man --
pt. 3. Planet fit for man. Necessary utopia I: the politics of ecological humanism --
Politics and culture in a humane society --
pt. 4. Emergent future. Getting there from here: the immanent revolution --
Ecological humanism and planetary society: the restoration of earth and beyond.
Responsibility: [by] Victor Ferkiss.

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