Critical theory of technology
This pathbreaking book argues that the roots of the degradation of labor, education, and the environment lie not in technology per se but in the cultural values embodied in its design.
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The Parliament of Things
Contradictions of the Transition
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abstract achieve action alienation alternative ambivalence Andrew Feenberg appears application argues argument automation basis bias capitalism capitalist chapter civilization civilizational change communism communist communist societies concept concrete context Critical Theory critique of technology cultural decontextualization democracy democratic discussion division of labor domination economic efficiency elites example Feenberg formal Foucault framework Frankfurt School function goals Habermas hegemony Herbert Marcuse historical human Ibid ideology individual industrial society innovation interests Karl Marx labor process Lenin Lukacs machines Marcuse Marcuse's Marx Marx's Marxism means mediated Michel Foucault modern societies nature neutral nology objects operational autonomy organization political position possible potentialities practice Press problems production progress proletariat radical reified relation revolution role socialist Soviet strategy structure struggle tech technical code technique techno-science technological rationality theory of technology traditional trans transformation transition to socialism Univ values workers York