The future without a past the humanities in a technological society by John Paul Russo

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .

Written in English

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  • Humanities -- Philosophy.,
  • Technology and civilization.,
  • Science and the humanities.,
  • Humanities -- Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Learning and scholarship -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-298)and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Paul Russo.
LC ClassificationsAZ103 .R87 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 313 p. ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3392603M
ISBN 100826215866
LC Control Number2005002031

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