Technology and Power

Daniel Sarewitz

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Philosophy of Technology
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781405146012
StatePublished - Apr 24 2009


  • Cold War and successful linking of technology to power in one of these realms - does not automatically confer dominance in the others
  • Power and technology grow together; they co-evolve. The competitive nature of humans and societies, and the incremental essence of technological innovation feed back on each other and are mutually enhancing
  • Power is the projection of human intent over other people, animals or things and technology magnifies intent and makes it more reliable
  • Technology and power
  • Technology and power - inextricably linked to each other through competitive and inventive nature of human species

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