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    Brave New World, Part II IAH 206 Matt Ferkany
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    Topics for today The World State’s ideal of progress and the role of  technology in it How important is happiness to the good life?  What does it mean to be human and does human  nature place moral limits on the technologies we  should use?
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    Technology and progress in BNW Two American conceptions of progress The Enlightenment conception The technocratic conception Science, technology, and progress in BNW— three perspectives Citizens of the World State Mustapha Mond Huxley
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    Citizens of the World State “One egg, one embryo…”, The Director of Hatcheries and  Conditioning, ch. , p. 4 “But it sounds simply too lovely…”, Lenina, ch. 6, section 3 The Director and Lenina’s view: Technocratic; progress is technological advancement Don’t even understand political liberation
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course IAH 206 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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