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The value of convenience : a genealogy of technical culture

Author: Thomas F Tierney
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993.
Series: SUNY series in science, technology, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Tierney
ISBN: 0791412431 9780791412435 079141244X 9780791412442
OCLC Number: 24847877
Description: x, 281 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: Arendt, the household, and convenience --
Chapter 3: Marxist perspectives on consumption --
Chapter 4: Settling American space --
Marx's insight --
Setting America's space in order --
Agriculture as a limit of the body --
Chapter 5: Setting bodies in motion --
Chapter 6: Weber, Protestantism, and consumption --
The value of Weber's argument --
Luther and Calvin's attitudes toward earthly life --
Worldly asceticism and the emergence of the cage --
Chapter 7: Nietzsche and modern asceticism --
Chapter 8: Traces of modern asceticism --
Hobbes and mortality --
Locke and convenience --
Marx and necessity --
Chapter 9: The end of death.
Series Title: SUNY series in science, technology, and society.
Responsibility: Thomas F. Tierney.

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