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The Future Without a Past: The Humanities in a Technological Society

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In The Future without a Past, John Paul Russo goes beyond currently given reasons for the decline of the humanities and searches out its root causes in the technologization of everyday life. His main premise is that we are undergoing a transformation at the hands of technological imperatives such as rationalization, universalism, monism, and autonomy. The relation between ourselves and nature has altered to such a degree that we no longer live in a natural environment but in a technological one. According to Russo, ...

The Future Without a Past: The Humanities in a Technological Society 2005, University of Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780826215864

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