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Jerónimo, Helena M.

Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Ellul Returns
Helena Mateus Jerónimo, José Luís Garcia, Carl Mitcham

Part I. Civilization of Technique

2. How The Technological Society Became More Important in the United States than in France
Carl Mitcham

3. The Technological Society: Social Theory, McDonaldization and the Prosumer
George Ritzer

4. Are We Still Pursuing Efficiency? Interpreting Jacques Ellul’s Efficiency Principle
Wha-Chul Son

5. Technological Acceleration and the “Ground Floor of Civilization”
Daniel Cérézuelle

6. Technological System and the Problem of Desymbolization
Yuk Hui

7. Against Environmental Protection? Ecological Modernization as “Technician Ecology”
Isabelle Lamaud

Part II. Autonomous Technology

8. Propaganda and Dissociation from Truth
Langdon Winner

9. An Unseasonable Thinker: How Ellul Engages Cybercultural Criticism
Andoni Alonso

10. Fukushima: A Tsunami of Technological Order
José Luís Garcia, Helena Mateus Jerónimo

11. From “the Contaminated Blood Affair” to the Mediator Scandal: Public Health, Political Responsibility, and Democracy
Patrick Troude-Chastenet

12.
Homo Energeticus: Technological Rationality in the Alberta Tar Sands
Nathan Kowalsky, Randolph Haluza-DeLay

Part III. Reason and Revelation

13. The Reception of Jacques Ellul’s Thought in French Protestantism
Frédéric Rognon

14. Radically Religious: Ecumenical Roots of the Critique of Technological Society
Jennifer Karns Alexander

15. Truth, Reality and the Ten Commandments: Not for Theology Alone
Virginia W. Landgraf

16. Social Intolerability of the Christian Revelation: A Comparative Perspective on the Works of Jacques Ellul and Peter L. Berger
Andrei Ivan

17. Postmodernity, the Phenomenal Mistake: Sacred, Myth and Environment
Gregory Wagenfuhr

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Media Research, Philosophy of Religion

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Philosophy of Engineering and Technology
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400766587

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