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Drawing on essays from top overseas and multi-disciplinary students, A significant other to the Philosophy of know-how is the 1st finished and authoritative reference resource to hide the major problems with technology’s impression on society and our lives.Presents the 1st whole, authoritative reference paintings within the fieldOrganized thematically to be used either as an entire creation to the sector or an encyclopedic referenceDraws on unique essays from prime interdisciplinary scholarsFeatures the main updated and leading edge examine within the interdisciplinary fields of philosophy, expertise, and their broader highbrow environments

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And, although war is not a recent activity inspired by, or made possible by, Western technology, modern “total” war, in which civilians often suffer more than the combatants, is. One great challenge created by the now globally distributed Western technology is the enormous economic disparities between the various parts of the globe, most of which now share the same information systems and have access to the same information, but not at all to the same wealth and standards of living. Another daunting challenge is the threatening climatic changes brought about principally by the intensive use of fossil fuels to power transport and production.

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Such dyes had been produced on an organic basis for centuries, but now a growing range of colors could be manufactured in chemical factories at greatly reduced prices. A race among the chemical producers set in, and soon German companies led the way. During the second half of the century they kept their lead by employing university-trained chemists in growing numbers and letting them work in rooms that were fitted out like university laboratories; the industrial research and development laboratory had been invented.

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