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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/21/11 The Polished Engineer Trust and technological systems
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9/21/11 What made technological systems trustworthy? In France and Germany, systems depended on the trustworthiness of the state. The Polished Engineer
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9/21/11 I. Education and the state II. Military polish III. Mathematical style The Polished Engineer
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9/21/11 I. Education and the state A. Enlightenment context -- Encylopédie (1750-1770) -- Rights of Man and Citizen -- laissez faire -- decimal system The Polished Engineer
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9/21/11 I. Education and the state B. France -- democracy vs. restraint of trade -- Ecole polytechnique (1795) The Polished Engineer
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9/21/11 I. Education and the state C. Germany -- Gottingen University (1734) -- military academies -- mining academies ( Bergakademie ) The Polished Engineer
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9/21/11 II. Military polish
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Unformatted text preview: -- grew out of military needs-- Ecole polytechnique for military engineers-- military discipline: chain of command The Polished Engineer 9/21/11 III. Mathematical style-- lesprit gometrique-- analysis-- a disciplined and rational mind-- point: math an extreme example of rationality-- enlightened engineers The Polished Engineer 9/21/11 First topographical map Paris, 1782 9/21/11 Table of average temperatures at Halle 9/21/11 Topographical map of average temperatures in Halle Lon Lelanne Ponts et chaussees 1846 Annales des Ponts et Chausses ser. 2, 1846 11:1-69 9/21/11 Pythagorean table And graph Louis-zchiel Pouchet Reproduced 1846 9/21/11 9/21/11 Napoleons march into Russia, 1812 - 1813 Graphed by Charles-Joseph Minard (1869)...
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