Studying Those Who Study Us An Anthropologist in the World of Artificial Intelligence

ISBN-10: 0804742030

ISBN-13: 9780804742030

Edition: 2001

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Studying Those who Study Us comprises Diana E. Forsythe's best-known essays and other major works that remained unpublished upon her death in 1997. The essays explore the future of human interactions with science and technology.
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

David J. Hess is Professor of Sociology, Associate Director of the Institute for Energy andEnvironment, and Director of the Program on Environmental and Sustainability Studies at VanderbiltUniversity. He is the author of Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism,Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalization (MIT Press, 2007) andLocalist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development inthe United States (MIT Press, 2009), and many other books.

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