Art And Technics

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231121057
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Featuring a new introduction by Casey Nelson Blake, this classic text provides the essence of Mumford's views on the distinct yet interpenetrating roles of technology and the arts in modern culture.

The Pentagon Of Power

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Harcourt
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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology appraising mass production and automation and their by-products pollution, mass destruction, and waste

Almost Chosen People

Author: Michael Zuckerman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520909281
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Miller proclaims The Myth of the Machine "a world removed, in temper and tone,
from Technics and Civilization,'''' and he holds Mumford's other writings of the
sixties equally the "somber" studies of "a far less sanguine" scholar who had "lost
some of his faith in the possibilities of . . . revitalization."3 Against all of this
conventional wisdom, I mean to argue that neither of the volumes of The Myth of
the MachineTechnics and Human Development and The Pentagon of Power
— is ...

Political Issues For The Twenty First Century

Author: Mark Cowling
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351910345
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Miller, Donald L. (1990), 'The Myth of the Machine: I. Technics and Human
Development', in Thomas P. Hughes and Agatha C. Hughes (eds.), Lewis
Mumford: Public Intellectual, Oxford University Press, Oxford. Mumford, L. (1934),
Technics and Civilization, Routledge, London. Mumford, L. (1964a), '
Authoritarian and Democratic Technics,, Technology and Culture, V (l),pp. 1-8.
Mumford, L. (1964b), The Myth of the Machine II. The Pentagon of Power, Seeker
and Warburg, London.

Lewis Mumford A Life

Author: Donald L. Miller
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802139344
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If mankind is to escape its programmed self-extinction the God who saves us will
not descend from the machine: he will rise up again in the human soul. — LEWIS
MUMFORD The Myth of the Machine: Technics and Human Development arose
from Mumford's sobered view of the age in which he had lived.* It is a search for
an answer to what he considered the central question of the century: Why had
technological progress brought with it such catastrophic ruin? This is the same ...

Into The Void

Author: Lawrence J. Terlizzese
Publisher: Christian Publishing House
ISBN: 0692744479
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By their very design, all inventions and tools reflect our values and human nature.
Philosopher of Science Jacob Bronowski argued that “to quarrel with technology
is to quarrel with the nature of man.”17 Technology is an extension. 15 John
Herman Randall, Jr. The Making of the Modern Mind: A Survey of the Intellectual
Background of the Present Age (New York: Columbia University Press, 1976),
227. 16 Lewis Mumford, The Myth of the Machine; Technics and Human
Development ...

Nuclear Power Economic Development Discourse And The Environment

Author: Manu V. Mathai
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136229906
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Mumford, L. (1966). The Myth of the Machine: Technics and Human Development
. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. Mumford, L. (1970). The Myth of the
Machine: The Pentagon of Power. New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich.
Mumford, L. (2000). Art and Technics. New York: Columbia University Press. (
Original work published in 1952.) Munasinghe, M. (1993). Environmental
Economics and Sustainable Development. World Bank Environment Paper No. 3.
Washington D.C.: The ...

The Myth Of Scientific Literacy

Author: Morris Herbert Shamos
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813521961
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J. Ellul, The Technological Society (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964). 14. L.
Mumford, The Myth and the Machine: Technics and Human Development (New
York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1967); idem. The Myth and the Machine: The
Pentagon of Power (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970). 15. A. Toffler,
Future Shock (New York: Random House, 1970). 16. T. Roszak, Where the
Wasteland Ends: Politics and Transcendence in Post- Industrial Society (New
York: Doubleday ...