The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel Florman
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285642502
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Portions of this book appeared originally in “The ExistentialPleasuresof
Engineering,” a paper which I presented at a meeting ... Martin's Press, Thomas
Dunne, for his genial confidenceinthe undertaking,and for hischallenging and
constructive ...

The Civilized Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312025595
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Discusses how science and technology have virtually become national obsessions, and covers topics as diverse as the shuttle disaster, engineering ethics, and the promise and limits of technology

Antifragilit T

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 3641091209
Size: 35.10 MB
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Taleb ist einer der prägenden Denker des 21. Jahrhunderts – Antifragilität ist sein zentrales Werk In seinem Weltbestseller Der Schwarze Schwan problematisierte Nassim Nicholas Taleb die zunehmende Unberechenbarkeit der Welt.

Collection Management In Sci Tech Libraries

Author: Ellis Mount
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780866569330
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Thomas Dunne Bks: St. Martin's. ... Another welcome book by the author of The
Existential Pleasures of Engineering. In this volume he once again shows his
talent as he discusses the real nature of engineering and engineers through such

Good Guys Wiseguys And Putting Up Buildings

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429941081
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The story of my wonderful family—to whom I have dedicated the book—will have
to be recorded elsewhere. ... helped edit a couple ofmy earlier works, this time
led the way, with imagination and good humor, in thinking up a title. this brings
me at last to Tom Dunne. ... Since 1974, when we signed the contract for The
Existential Pleasures of Engineering, Tom has been editor, publisher, and good

Scientific And Technical Books And Serials In Print

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Florman, Monte, jt, auth. see Consumer Reports Books Editors. Florman, Samuel
C. Blaming ... 15.95 (ISBN 0-312-00114-2, Pub by Thomas Dunne Bks). St Martin
. --The Existential Pleasures of Engineering. LC 75-94.80, 1977 pap.

Gutes Besser Tun

Author: William MacAskill
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843713391
Size: 22.67 MB
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Helfe ich den Betroffenen, oder beruhige ich nur mein Gewissen? William MacAskill hat mit dem Konzept des effektiven Altruismus eine Antwort gefunden. Er nennt die Kriterien für sinnvolles und nachhaltiges Helfen.

Ein Cottage Am Meer

Author: Maeve Binchy
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 3426422913
Size: 75.40 MB
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Hier begegnen sich Menschen, die sich im Alltag nie begegnen würden, hier ereignet sich so manche Tragödie – und hier trifft der Leser auf gute Bekannte aus früheren Binchy-Bestsellern.

The Introspective Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312139872
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Florman issues a clarion call to society, stating that individuals must awaken to the reality that the continuing quality of life is dependent upon increasingly creative technological solutions to the world's problems.