Meaning in Technology

ISBN-10: 0262661209

ISBN-13: 9780262661201

Edition: 2001

Authors: Arnold Pacey

List price: $31.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


This work explores how a sense of purpose and meaning in life can affect the shape and use of technology. It argues against reductionism in interpretating technology in a human context and for acknowledgment of the role of human experience.
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Arnold Pacey is an Associate Lecturer at the Open University,Britain. He is the author of The Culture of Technology (MITPress, 1983), Technology and World Civilization (MIT Press,1991), and The Maze of Ingenuity, second edition (MIT Press,1992).

Introduction: Dimensions of Experience
The Practitioner's Experience: Visual and Musical Fundamentals
Music, Source of Technology?
Visual Thinking
Meaning in the Hands
Social Meanings
Contexts of Technology: Nature, People, and Conflict
The Sense of Place
Exploration, Invention, and the Remaking of Nature
Gender and Creativity
Knowledge Pregnant with Evil
Conclusion: The Missed Opportunity?
People-Centered Technology
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.