The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel Florman
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285642502
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. Portions of this book appeared originally in “The
ExistentialPleasuresof Engineering,” a paper which I presented at a meeting
oftheDivisionof Engineering of the New York Academy of Sciences December 11,
1968, and which subsequently appeared in the Transactions of the Academy in
May 1969. ... I am thankfultomy editor atSt. Martin's Press, Thomas Dunne, for his
genial confidenceinthe undertaking,and for hischallenging and constructive
criticism.

Antifragilit T

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 3641091209
Size: 56.66 MB
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Taleb ist einer der prägenden Denker des 21. Jahrhunderts – Antifragilität ist sein zentrales Werk In seinem Weltbestseller Der Schwarze Schwan problematisierte Nassim Nicholas Taleb die zunehmende Unberechenbarkeit der Welt.

The Civilized Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312025595
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Discusses how science and technology have virtually become national obsessions, and covers topics as diverse as the shuttle disaster, engineering ethics, and the promise and limits of technology

Der Geschmack Von Laub Und Erde

Author: Charles Foster
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492958761
Size: 25.41 MB
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Was fühlt ein Tier, wie lebt es und wie nimmt es seine Umwelt wahr? Um das herauszufinden, tritt Charles Foster ein faszinierendes Experiment an.

American Blood

Author: Ben Sanders
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641157048
Size: 37.11 MB
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Marshall Grade hat zwei Leben.

Die Terranauten

Author: T.C. Boyle
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446255591
Size: 52.26 MB
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In einem geschlossenen Ökosystem unternehmen Wissenschaftler in den neunziger Jahren in den USA den Versuch, das Leben nachzubilden.

Collection Management In Sci Tech Libraries

Author: Ellis Mount
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780866569330
Size: 49.75 MB
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Another welcome book by the author of The Existential Pleasures of Engineering.
In this volume he once again shows his talent as he discusses the real nature of
engineering and engineers through such topics as: engineering education,
idealism in engineering, conflicts between engineers and nontechnical
executives, the role of women in engineering, and the causes of disasters such
as the Challenger accident. This book is a must. RAINS, Darell L. Major Home
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Gutes Besser Tun

Author: William MacAskill
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843713391
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Helfe ich den Betroffenen, oder beruhige ich nur mein Gewissen? William MacAskill hat mit dem Konzept des effektiven Altruismus eine Antwort gefunden. Er nennt die Kriterien für sinnvolles und nachhaltiges Helfen.

Good Guys Wiseguys And Putting Up Buildings

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429941081
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The story of my wonderful family—to whom I have dedicated the book—will have
to be recorded elsewhere. ... Since 1974, when we signed the contract for The
Existential Pleasures of Engineering, Tom has been editor, publisher, and good
friend. After Existential, we worked together on three more books devoted to the
theme of engineering and technology in the general culture, then a novel, and
now a cross between a memoir and a study of our nation's most turbulent industry
.