The Technological Society

  title={The Technological Society},
  author={Howard Falk and Jacques Ellul and John Thomas Wilkinson},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
techniques and their relation to morals underwent the same evolution. Earlier, economic or political inquiries were inextricably bound with ethical inquiry, and men attempted to maintain this union artificially even after they had recognized the independence of economic technique. Modern society is, in fact, conducted on the basis of purely technical considerations. But when men found themselves going counter to the human factor, they reintroduced—and in an absurd way—all manner of moral… Expand
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