Unpopular Essays on Technological Progress

Unpopular Essays on Technological Progress

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Nicholas Rescher examines a number of controversial social issues using the intellectual tools of the philosopher, in an attempt to clarify some of the complexities of modern society, technology, and economics. He elucidates his thoughts on topics such as: whether technological progress leads to greater happiness; environmental problems; endangered species, costly scientific research on the frontiers of knowledge, medical/moral issues on the preservation of life; and crime and justice, among others.Nicholas Rescher examines a number of controversial social issues using the intellectual tools of the philosopher, in an attempt to clarify some of the complexities of modern society, technology, and economics.


Title:Unpopular Essays on Technological Progress
Author:Nicholas Rescher
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Pre - 1980-04-15
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