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The nature of technology : what it is and how it evolves / W. Brian Arthur

By: Arthur, W. Brian.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY Free Press 2009Edition: 1. Free Press hardcover ed.Description: 246 s. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781416544067; 9781416544050; 1416544054.Subject(s): Technology and civilization | Technology -- Economic aspects | Technology -- Philosophy | Technology -- Social aspects | Teknik och samhälle | Teknik -- ekonomiska aspekter | Teknik -- teori, filosofiDDC classification: 601 Other classification: P:oa | 600 | P:d Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text
Contents:
Questions -- Combination and structure -- Phenomena -- Domains, or, Worlds entered for what can be accomplished there -- Engineering and its solutions -- The origin of technologies -- Structural deepening -- Revolutions and redomainings -- The mechanisms of evolution -- The economy evolving as its technologies evolve -- Where do we stand with this creation of ours?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-231) and index

Questions -- Combination and structure -- Phenomena -- Domains, or, Worlds entered for what can be accomplished there -- Engineering and its solutions -- The origin of technologies -- Structural deepening -- Revolutions and redomainings -- The mechanisms of evolution -- The economy evolving as its technologies evolve -- Where do we stand with this creation of ours?

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