Technology And The Virtues

Author: Shannon Vallor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190498528
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This book locates a key to that future in the distant past: specifically, in the philosophical traditions of virtue ethics developed by classical thinkers from Aristotle and Confucius to the Buddha.

The Virtues Of Ignorance

Author: Bill Vitek
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813172861
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The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of Knowledge proposes an alternative to this hubristic, shortsighted, and dangerous worldview.

The Science Technology And Application Of Titanium

Author: R. I. Jaffee
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483158810
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The story of commercial titanium is one of the exceptions, and it gives me great
satisfaction to see so many titanium metallurgists gathered in London in a
congress to present 130 papers and to discuss during 4 days the virtues and
vices of the ...

Science Technology And Society

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761808350
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By the virtues that I once possessed, I demand this from you. Hear my tale; it is
long and strange, and the temperature of this place is not fitting to your fine
sensations; come to the hut upon the mountain. The sun is yet high in the
heavens; ...

Radical Reflection And The Origin Of The Human Sciences

Author: Calvin O. Schrag
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9780911198584
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... is fashionable to debate the virtues and vices of technology as it is seen to
pose a threat to human values and the quality of human life in general. There are
those who find in technology and in technology -oriented science if not the
workings ...

Encyclopedia Of Science Technology And Ethics

Author: Carl Mitcham
Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library
ISBN: 9780028659015
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Disciples and pedagogues have continually debated the nature and prominence
of the virtues. The Western tradition that featured the seven cardinal virtues
courage, justice, temperance, and prudence among pagans, and love, hope, and
 ...

Perils Of Progress

Author: John Ashton
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781856496971
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If the promises of technological society were being kept, this book would not have
been written. The truth is that in addition to the virtues which technological society
has bequeathed us, we have also inherited a legacy of toxic time-bombs.

Technology And Home Economics

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Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.
ISBN: 9789712320392
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The virtues of open persuasion is that it leaves matters open to negotiation. Each
man has a chance to talk back. The man has the opportunity to discover that he is
wrong or that there is a better solution. Persuasion comes naturally to many ...

Technology And The Early Modern Self

Author: Adam Max Cohen
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230609877
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alarm clock.14 The book is a dialogue between a narrator and the personified
virtue of sapientia, or divine wisdom. In the early fourteenth century sapientia was
often associated with the mechanical clock, and this linkage persisted throughout
 ...

Art And Science

Author: Stephen Richards Graubard
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819166784
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Technology,. and. the. Virtues. of. Ignorance. WHEN I Was About Ten Years Old, I
read Robinson Crusoe for the first time and could scarcely contain my delight
with the ingenious and resourceful ways Crusoe transformed his island world, ...