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Science, Technology and the Human Prospect

Proceedings of the Edison Centennial Symposium

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1980
  • Editors: Chauncey Starr, Philip C. Ritterbush
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 3 9 5 1 - 7

Science, Technology and the Human Prospect contains the proceedings of the Edison Centennial Symposium. Organized into three parts, this book begins with the 10 essays commissioned… Read more

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Science, Technology and the Human Prospect contains the proceedings of the Edison Centennial Symposium. Organized into three parts, this book begins with the 10 essays commissioned from scholars and persons richly experienced in the management of technology. Part I explores the costs and benefits of technology. Part II addresses the adaption of the institutional frame of technology. The last part discusses the human needs and future of invention.