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, London

ISBN-13: 9780714610481