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On the Most Ancient Wisdom of the Italians
Unearthed from the Origins of the Latin Language
Giambattista Vico
A treatise of vital importance for an understanding of Vico's epistemology, psychology, and philosophy of mathematics.



The Science Question in Feminism
Sandra Harding
Can science, steeped in Western, masculine, bourgeois endeavors, nevertheless be used for emancipatory ends? In this major contribution to the debate over the role gender plays in the scientific enterprise, Sandra Harding pursues that question...



Interfaces of the Word
Studies in the Evolution of Consciousness and Culture
Walter J. Ong
Walter J. Ong explores the effects on consciousness of the word as it moves through oral to written to print and electronic culture.



The Reenchantment of the World
Morris Berman
The Reenchantment of the World is a perceptive study of our scientific consciousness and a cogent and forceful challenge to its supremacy. Focusing on the rise of the mechanistic idea that we can know the natural world only by distancing ourselves...



Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology
The Challenge of Change
Merritt Roe Smith
Focusing on the day-to-day operations of the U.S. armory at Harpers Ferry from 1798 to 1861, this book shows what the "new technology" of mechanized production meant in terms of organization, management, and worker morale.



Rhetoric, Romance, and Technology
Studies in the Interaction of Expression and Culture
Walter J. Ong
This is not a book on rhetoric in any narrow sense, but rather concerns its general ambiance and also some of its quite specific manifestations. The thirteen chapters that comprise the book move chronologically from the Renaissance up to the present time.



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