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Technology and culture in perspective

Seminar on Technology and Culture at M.I.T.

Technology and culture in perspective

by Seminar on Technology and Culture at M.I.T.

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Published by Church Society for College Work in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarvey Cox ... [et al.].
    SeriesOccasional paper - Church Society for College Work
    ContributionsCox, Harvey Gallagher., Church Society for College Work.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT6 .S47 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4934048M
    LC Control Number76361018

    Technology and Finitude Part III: Culture 6. The Dilemma of Development The Dilemma of Development Technological Determinism The Cultural Perspective The Soviet System A Pluralistic Model of Change 7. The Promise of Civilizational Change The Transition to Socialism Ethics and Economics Technology and the Distribution of Culture Socialization. Culture is the shared ideas, meanings, and values acquired by individuals as members of society. It is socially learned, not genetically transmitted, and often influences us unconsciously. Human beings learn through social means—through interactions with others as well as through the products of culture such as books and television (IOM, ).

    At the core of conflict theory is the effect of economic production and materialism: dependence on technology in rich nations versus a lack of technology and education in poor nations. Conflict theorists believe that a society’s system of material production has an effect on the rest of culture.   THEODOR ADORNO () AND THE CULTURE INDUSTRY. Dialectic of Enlightenment () was born in the sun of Hollywood, beside the pools of Santa Monica, in the capital of mass culture designed to entertain and to (literally) stupefy the American public. It would seem that the focal point for such a book, popular culture, is a slender reed for such a weighty philosophical .

    Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication was written to squarely emphasize media technology. The author believes that an introduction to mass communication text should be a compelling, historical narrative sketching the *ongoing evolution* of media technology and how that technology shapes and is shaped by culture. ends with our material culture.2 From one perspective, the linking of the notion of material culture and the history of technology makes obvious sense. Americans impress their culture on the things they make and the ways in which they do things. Technology therefore is an expression of our culture, encoded with our dreams, purposes.


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