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Heidegger and the essence of modern technology

Sloane, Michael Gordon


In this thesis I explore the problem of the nature of modern technology by posing the question: 'What is the essence of Heidegger's critique of modern technology and what are its limitations as an account of our relationship to technology?' My response is that Heidegger's critique of technology rests upon an investigation of the understanding of the being of beings in modem philosophy and the manner in which this underpins the modern conception of human existence and scientific...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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