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The domination of nature.

Author: William Leiss
Publisher: New York : G. Braziller, [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revision of the author's thesis, University of California, San Diego. Bibliography: p. 223-231.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leiss, William, 1939-
Domination of nature.
New York, G. Braziller [1972]
(OCoLC)643816979
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Leiss
ISBN: 0807606464 9780807606469
OCLC Number: 1029318482
Notes: A Revision of the author's thesis, University of California, San Diego.
Description: xii, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. In pursuit of an idea : historical perspectives. 1. The cunning of unreason --
2. Mythical, religious, and philosophical roots --
3. Francis Bacon --
4. The seventeenth century and after --
pt. 2. Science, technology, and the domination of nature. 5. Science and domination --
6. Science and nature --
7. Technology and domination --
8. The liberation of nature? --
Appendix. Technological rationality : Marcuse and his critics.

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A revision of the author's thesis, University of California, San Diego. Bibliography: p. 223-231.

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