soc note - by Andrew Pickering (1995, p. 7) Railway: When...

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Mediation Liberalism: Perhaps these material aspects of liberalism are better captured by the expression 'the government of technology'. Here, technological systems are understood as material agents, rather than physical realisations of a prior, steering, rationality: artifacts and mediators that exercise force and channel or distort the intentions of the human designers. This performative conception of technology is well expressed
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Unformatted text preview: by Andrew Pickering (1995, p. 7) Railway: When the tech eclipses Technique Organeationce Horal Science Tech Operation Tech-phenomenon-consciousness-Judgment-19 th cent, Five Factors 1, long tech experience 2, Population expansion 3, suitable econ environ 4, plasticity of social 5, clear tech intent Tech. prior to 19 th cent: 1, appuication 2, tech to skill 3, local 4, element of choice Hubert Dreyfus...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOC 499 taught by Professor Dant during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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soc note - by Andrew Pickering (1995, p. 7) Railway: When...

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