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The exclusive focus on inasive characterizes only a short phase in the history of technology, a phase ending now as technical gadgetry becomes a focus of attention and a mighty economic engine. This chapter, like the others, contains several more essays loosely related to this basic theme.
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The Technification of Nature; 4. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. At the end of the chapter he reviews cultural resources for the reform of technology and finds them wanting, at least in the West.
Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology
A great deal of contemporary critique that presents itself as original is anticipated in its general lines by Marcuse’s late writings, from One-Dimensional Man to Counter-Revolution and Revolt. In the first place, Horkheimer did not propose socialism as a speculative ideal but believed that in advocating it he was responding to a century of workers’ struggles and demands. Hameed marked it as to-read Aug 22, He was too early to place the issue on an enduring basis, but his work represents a significant milestone in the evolution of a critical theory of technology.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Publication date ISBN hardcover: Technological design was contingent, he argued, on class power and reproduced class techjification, suppressing human and natural potentials that could become the basis for a better way of life.
He also goes beyond them in basing his analysis on a much more developed philosophical orientation focused on the effect of technology on Nature; and thus he is able to assess its invasive impact on human nature, on what we are as bodies and minds and what we might become under its influence.
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Invasive technology has left us without guides to the future in our tradition. In Intensive Technification, the celebrated German philosopher Gernot Bohme offers a critique of technology that explores the many dimensions in which technology presents problems for modern human beings. Technology has extended its reach to the human body, not just in a literal sense, through implants, transplants andtechnological substitutes for biological organs, but in a more figurative sensetoo.
Physical description vi, p. In this essay, technification does not appear as an autonomous force but as driven by political economy, and humanity does not appear as totally malleable but as possessing inherent potentials.
His contribution may not have been appreciated in Frankfurt, but he had a very wide audience everywhere else. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter.
Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology: Gernot Böhme: Continuum
William rated it liked it Mar 20, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Contents Preface to the English Edition– Preface– 1. These concern the technirication unqualified concept of technification, and the concluding discussion of Critical Theory.