Technology and the rest of culture /

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Edition:1st Ohio State University Press ed.
Imprint:Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 2001.
Description:x, 395 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Technology -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4733850
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Other authors / contributors:Mack, Arien.
ISBN:081420869X (alk. paper)
081425070X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Part 1.. The Concept of Technology: History, Definitions, and Critiques
  • Introduction
  • Social Contexts of Technology
  • Technology: The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept
  • Technology Today: Utopia Or Dystopia?
  • Part 2.. Keynote Address: Technology and Culture
  • Technology and the Rest of Culture: Keynote
  • Part 3.. Case Studies
  • Introduction
  • From the Printed Word to the Moving Image
  • Shaping Communication Networks: Telegraph, Telephone, Computer
  • Computational Technologies and Images of the Self
  • Part 4.. Science
  • Introduction
  • Technology and Culture
  • Three Laboratories
  • Science and Technology: Biology and Biotechnology
  • Part 5.. Political Life
  • Introduction
  • Exaggerated Hopes and Baseless Fears
  • Constitutional Law and New Technology
  • Part 6.. Imagination
  • Introduction
  • Technology and Philosophy
  • Literature and Technology: Nature's "Lawful Offspring in Man's Art"
  • The Arrival of the Machine: Modernist Art in Europe, 1910-25
  • Part 7.. Contemporary Moral and Political Issues: A Discussion
  • Introduction
  • Comments
  • Contributors