The Value of Convenience: A Genealogy of Technical Culture
In this volume, Tierney identifies convenience as the value of central importance to the development of modern technical culture. While revealing modern attitudes toward technology, the human body, mortality, and necessity, Tierney focuses on the cultural value of convenience and on modern attitudes which emphasize consumption rather than production of technology.
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The Practice of Technology: Exploring Technology, Ecophilosophy, and ...
Alan R. Drengson
Limited preview - 1995
Arendt the Household and Convenience
Marxist Perspectives on Consumption
Settling American Space
SETTING AMERICAS SPACE IN ORDER
AGRICULTURE AS A LIMIT OF THE BODY
Setting Bodies in Motion
Weber Protestantism and Consumption
WORLDLY ASCETICISM AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE CAGE
Nietzsche and Modern Asceticism
Traces of Modern Asceticism
LOCKE AND CONVENIENCE
MARX AND NECESSITY
The End of Death
LUTHER AND CALVINS ATTITUDES TOWARD EARTHLY LIFE
Aglietta agricultural ambivalence American space ancient ancient Greece Arendt ascetic attitude Augustine automobile Bartlett become body calling Calvin canals capitalist chapter Christianity Church civil claim claim clubs commodities concern consumer Dasein death demands Dick dimension discussion doctrine of predestination domination Dunbar earthly economic emphasizes Ernest Mandel Eros and Civilization essay Fordism Franklin Genealogy Greek Heidegger Herbert Marcuse Hobbes Hobbes's Homestead Homestead Act human Ibid idea important individuals labor land policy Late Capitalism limits Locke Luther Mandel Marcuse Marx Marx's Marxist ment Michel Foucault modern asceticism modern consumption modern household mortal nature necessity needs Nietzsche Nietzsche's nineteenth century one's perspective political predestination Preteceille and Terrail production process Protestantism punishment Puritans railroad realm relations of production Robbins role sacraments Sakolski salvation Scheler sense settlers social society squatters surplus-value thought threat tion trans transportation value of convenience Volume Weber Weber's argument worldly asceticism York