The Sceptical Optimist: Why technology isnt the answer to everything

The Sceptical Optimist: Why technology isnt the answer to everything

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The rapid developments in technologies -- especially computing and the advent of many smart devices, as well as rapid and perpetual communication via the Internet -- has led to a frequently voiced view which Nicholas Agar describes as radical optimism. Radical optimists claim that accelerating technical progress will soon end poverty, disease, and ignorance, and improve our happiness and well-being. Agar disputes the claim that technological progress willautomatically… (more)


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Publisher: OUP Oxford (July 09, 2015)

Collection: OUP Oxford

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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