Trajectory Of The 21st Century

Author: Lawrence J. Terlizzese
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1606081292
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This book aims to accurately present their positions and draw certain logical conclusions from them that pertain to the course of history in our time.

Twenty First Century Confronts Its Gods The

Author: David J. Hawkin
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791484610
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So begins L. P. Hartley's novel The Go-Between.1 In this epigrammatic statement
Hartley summarizes the thoughts and feelings of many in the modern world, for
contemporary society is very different from that which has gone before. As
Jacques Ellul has said, “We are conditioned by something new: technological
civilization.”2 Technology has altered everything: cars have changed
transportation; computers have changed communication; dishwashers and
vacuum cleaners have ...

On Reflection

Author: Ellen Rose
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 1551305186
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An Essay on Technology, Education, and the Status of Thought in the 21st
Century Ellen Rose. Chapter ... However, with the rise, in the nineteenth and
twentieth centuries, of a Western culture that gave precedence to scientific truth
and technological efficiency, contemplative thought fell out of favour and became
conceptually divorced from real life and its practicalities. ... In books such as The
Technological Society and The Technological System, Jacques Ellul describes in
67 Chapter 5.

Eye On The Future

Author: Ray Broadus Browne
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879726560
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Popular Culture Scholarship Into the Twenty-first Century in Honor of Ray B.
Browne Ray Broadus Browne, Marilyn Ferris Motz ... The usually astute Neil
Postman has recently published Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology (1992), a book whose insistence that rampant technology
undermines the moral foundations of society recalls the gloomy predictions of
Jacques Ellul, father of a technophobia that had seemed for a time to be in
cultural remission. In other respects ...

The End Of Ethics In A Technological Society

Author: Lawrence Schmidt
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773574980
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introduction. Technology: A. Canadian. Preoccupation. at. the. End. of. Canada. “
Technology” is a ubiquitous term at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Nevertheless, its meaning is not perfectly clear, and its central importance in our
... Among others, Lewis Mumford and Langdon Winner in the United States, E.F.
Schumacher in England, and Jacques Ellul in France have rejected both the
instrumentalist view and the ideological assumption.1 They have suggested that
we should ...

On The Eve Of The 21st Century

Author: William Gay
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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However, his concept of technogenic society is distinct from either charismatic or
bureaucratic society in Weber's typology. Technogenic society is closer to the
concept of technological society advanced by authors such as Lewis Mumford in
his Technics and Civilization (New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1934) and
Jacques Ellul in his The Technological Society, trans. John Wilkinson (New York:
Alfred A. Knopf, 1964). 3. To a certain extent, the Guinness Book of World
Records ...

Invasive Technification

Author: Gernot Boehme
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441149015
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Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology Gernot Boehme, Gernot Böhme.
H LN 00 10 11 12 13 ... Munich: Heinz Moos, 1968. Jacques Ellul, The
Technological Society. New York: Vintage Books, 1954. Norbert Elias (Trans.
Jephcott), The Civilising Process. Volume 2, Power and ... Technology and
socialist feminism in the late twentieth century', in Simians, Cyhorgs and Women:
The Reinz/ention of Nature. New York: Routledge, 1991. pp. 149—81. Gernot
Bohme, Am Ende des ...

Rudolf Steiner

Author: Gary Lachman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101154071
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21 Ibid. Steiner's ideas on technology bear comparison with those of other
influential thinkers on the subject, such as Martin Heidegger's The Question of
Technology and Jacques Ellul's The Technological Society, for example. To be
sure, Steiner's approach is more esoteric, ... He remarks that “since about the
middle of the nineteenth century, the civilized activities of mankind are gradually
sliding downward, not only into the lowest regions of Nature, but even beneath
Nature” (ibid., p.