Art And Technics

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231121057
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Featuring a new introduction by Casey Nelson Blake, this classic text provides the essence of Mumford's views on the distinct yet interpenetrating roles of technology and the arts in modern culture.

The Pentagon Of Power

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Harcourt
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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology appraising mass production and automation and their by-products pollution, mass destruction, and waste

Schl Sselwerke Der Science Technology Studies

Author: Diana Lengersdorf
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531194550
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Mumford, Lewis. 1934. Technics and civilisation. London: Routledge. Mumford,
Lewis. 1964. Authoritarian and democratic technics. Technology and Culture 5 (1
): 1–8. Mumford, Lewis. 1967. Myth of the machine. Technics and human
development. New York: Harcourt. Mumford, Lewis. 1970. Myth of the machine.
The pentagon of power. New York: Harcourt. Ogburn, William F. 1922. Social
change. With respect to culture and original nature. New York: Viking. Ogburn,
William F. 1937.

The Growth Of Minds And Culture

Author: Willem H. Vanderburg
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1487520344
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12 L. Mumford, The Myth of the Machine: Technics and Human Development (
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1967) 13 C. Lévi-Strauss, The Savage
Mind (University of Chicago Press, 1966) 14 S. Giedion has given some
interesting illustrations of what constituted medieval comfort. See Mechanization
Takes Command (New York: Norton, 1969). 15 “Contribution to the Critique of
Hegel's Philosophy of Right,' in R. Tucker, ed., The Marx-Engels Reader (New
York: Norton, 2nd ...

Almost Chosen People

Author: Michael Zuckerman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520909281
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Where before, at best, he had simply assumed the centrality of mind, now he
attempts to account for it. From the first pages of Technics and Human
Development to the final pages of The Pentagon of Power, his account frames
and informs The Myth of the Machine. It begins from an arresting assertion of "
man's overdeveloped and incessantly active brain" and of the excessive "mental
energy" that brain affords, beyond all necessity for "survival at a purely animal
level." It insists that that ...

Political Issues For The Twenty First Century

Author: Mark Cowling
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351910345
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Miller, Donald L. (1990), 'The Myth of the Machine: I. Technics and Human
Development', in Thomas P. Hughes and Agatha C. Hughes (eds.), Lewis
Mumford: Public Intellectual, Oxford University Press, Oxford. Mumford, L. (1934),
Technics and Civilization, Routledge, London. Mumford, L. (1964a), '
Authoritarian and Democratic Technics,, Technology and Culture, V (l),pp. 1-8.
Mumford, L. (1964b), The Myth of the Machine II. The Pentagon of Power, Seeker
and Warburg, London.