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By Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen,Stig Andur Pedersen,Vincent F. Hendricks

Drawing on essays from best overseas and multi-disciplinary students, A spouse to the Philosophy of Technology is the 1st complete and authoritative reference resource to hide the main problems with technology’s effect on society and our lives.

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