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Philosophy of Manufactures


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Andrew Ure (1778-1857) was a professor at the University of Glasgow and an enthusiast for the Industrial Revolution's new systems of manufacturing. As we know, a consequence of these new developments was the redundancy of many workers, just as we are experiencing today with ?downsizing? and ?reengineering?. This study details the creation of the general education system as an answer to the need for less self-willed and intractable workmen, which were unfit to become "components of a mechanical system." In our times of ...

Philosophy of Manufactures 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138978423

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Philosophy of Manufactures 1967, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780714610481