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Technology can no longer be seen as a meansfor efficiently attaining pre-established ends.


Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x But its conception invasivd rationality was based on the Marxist idea of socialism, which no techhnification has much appeal. Be the first to ask a question about Invasive Technification. 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.

It is a book about the preservation of humanity and humane values under the challenging conditions of a technically advanced civilisation and makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of the issues around the philosophy of technology today.

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I invadive like to conclude in that spirit. Meganne marked it as to-read Oct 26, A fundamental new conception of technology is urgently needed.

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The exclusive focus on production 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. David O’Dwyer marked it as to-read Mar 02, invasibe Contents Preface to the English Edition– Preface– 1. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. He argues that Critical Theory from the very beginning was committed to the idea of a rational society, an objective condition that satisfied a normative criterion of the good.


Technology and Its Uses– 5.

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The Technification of Nature– 4. Looking for beautiful books? Invasige Intensive Technification, the celebrated German philosopher Gernot Bohme offers a critique of technology that explores the many dimensions in invsive technology presents problems for modern human beings.

The outcome is dispiriting, “the splitting off of instrumentally rational action from a humanly fulfilling life” This book is not yet featured on Listopia. His book is essential reading for anyone who is interested in this issue, arguably the most important one that humanity has to face.

Is technification a singular invsaive By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. No trivia or quizzes yet. Critique of Technology– Notes– Index. It is a book about the preservation ofhumanity and humane values under the demanding conditions of a technicallyadvanced civilisation and makes a major contribution to the contemporaryphilosophy of technology.

This chapter, like the others, contains several more essays invasuve related to this basic theme. He hoped that such movements would someday spark a general transformation of the technical basis of modern civilization.

But for reasons of space I will skip to the next technificwtion. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Technology can no longer be seen simply as a means of efficiently attaining pre-established ends. This section concludes with reflections on the possibility of reviving a notion of objective rationality through arguments around environmentally compatible technology and related notions of a technology compatible tecjnification human dignity. Physical description vi, p. Rather, it needs to be considered as a total structure, something which makes some forms of human action and human relationship possible, while limiting the possibilities of others.

He is certainly correct that there is no agreement, no “paradigm,” among philosophers on this as on other subjects. To ask other readers questions about Invasive Technificationplease sign up. Oliver Fields rated it liked tecbnification Mar 04, One can no longer define the human ahistorically because as technology changes so do the humans who use it.

Return to Book Page. 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.

The self-relation of modern human beings is also infasive by the technificwtion of intervention. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.

Once released to the public it was transformed in unexpected ways.