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Philosophical Tools for Technological Culture Putting Pragmatism to Work by Larry A. Hickman

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Philosophy,
  • Movements - Pragmatism,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Social Aspects,
  • General,
  • Pragmatism,
  • Technology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9457265M
ISBN 100253214440
ISBN 109780253214447

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