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Nihilism and technology

Author: Nolen Gertz
Publisher: London ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield International, Ltd., [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together the philosophies of technology and nihilism to investigate how we use technologies, from Netflix and Fitbit to Twitter and Google. It diagnoses how technologies are nihilistic and how our nihilism has become technological.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gertz, Nolen.
Nihilism and technology.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018
(DLC) 2018022468
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nolen Gertz
ISBN: 9781786607041 1786607042
OCLC Number: 1037885663
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 227 pages)
Contents: Nietzsche and chill --
The will to [shrug emoji] --
The hammer of the gods --
Ecce Hulu --
Amor Fitbit --
The Uber mensch --
Thus spake Zuckerberg --
The trolling of the idols --
Google is dead.
Responsibility: Nolen Gertz.

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