ERIC Number: ED259915
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Contemporary Critiques of Technology. Working Papers Series Volume 3.
Cutcliffe, Stephen H., Ed.
The third volume of the working paper series produced in association with the Regional Colloquium for Technology Studies offers a range of insights into modern technology and some of the thinkers who have philosophized about its nature and societal impact. The essays are critical appraisals of the ideas of philosophers of twentieth-century technology and technology's relationship to society. They are: (1) "Lewis Mumford, Master of Many Arts: The Forming Years" by Donald Miller; (2) "Technology and Traditional Culture Institutions" by Paul Durbin; (3) "Langdon Winner on Jacques Ellul: An Introduction to Alternative Political Critiques of Technology" by Carl Mitcham; (4) "An Exchange of Letters - From Langdon Winner and Carl Mitcham"; and (5) "Contemporary Critiques of Technology: Response and Comments" by Steven Goldman. (ML)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Higher Education, Modernization, Philosophy, Political Influences, Social Responsibility, Sociocultural Patterns, Technology
TSRC, Lehigh Univ., 327 Maginnes Hall #9, Bethlehem, PA 18015 ($6.00 each, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA. Technology Studies Resource Center.