Technology in the Western Political Tradition

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Cornell University Press, 1993 - Political Science - 333 pages
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This well-integrated group of thirteen papers addresses the intriguing and perplexing issue of whether modern government can handle the problem of technology.
 

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Contents

The Problem of Technology
1
Technology in Classical Thought
27
Its Inventiveness in Technology
46
Techne and the Origins of Modernity
69
America as the Technological
85
Satanic Verses
109
Against
131
Critical Theory and Technological
162
Heidegger on That
190
Postmodernity Technology Ontology
214
Liberal Democracy and the Problem of Technology
229
Technology and the Problem of Liberal Democracy
253
The Problem with the Problem of Technology
287
Notes on Contributors
323
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Arthur M. Melzer is professor of political science at Michigan State University.

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