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The illusion of technique

William Barrett

The illusion of technique

a search for meaning in a technological civilization

by William Barrett

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.,
  • Heidegger, Martin, -- 1889-1976,
  • James, William, -- 1842-1910,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Technology and civilization.,
  • Liberty.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWilliam Barrett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB804 .B358 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16584190M
    ISBN 100385112025

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