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The Future Without a Past: The Humanities in a Technological Society [Book Review]

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Are we in danger of losing our humanity and becoming soulless machines? This is the issue at the heart of this book, which examines the findings of a host of critics who see technology as a threat to our humanity. Some of the writers cited include Donna Harraway, Arnold Toynbee, Lewis Mumford, I. A. Richards, and Jacques Ellul, among others. Russo has collected a wealth of evidence to support his contention that the humanities as a major influence in modern society are dead.

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Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Summer 2008

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