The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel Florman
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285642502
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. Portions of this book appeared originally in “The
ExistentialPleasuresof Engineering,” a paper which I presented at a meeting
oftheDivisionof Engineering of the New York Academy of Sciences December 11,
1968, and which subsequently appeared in the Transactions of the Academy in
May 1969. ... I am thankfultomy editor atSt. Martin's Press, Thomas Dunne, for his
genial confidenceinthe undertaking,and for hischallenging and constructive

The Civilized Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312025595
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Discusses how science and technology have virtually become national obsessions, and covers topics as diverse as the shuttle disaster, engineering ethics, and the promise and limits of technology

Collection Management In Sci Tech Libraries

Author: Ellis Mount
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780866569330
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Another welcome book by the author of The Existential Pleasures of Engineering.
In this volume he once again shows his talent as he discusses the real nature of
engineering and engineers through such topics as: engineering education,
idealism in engineering, conflicts between engineers and nontechnical
executives, the role of women in engineering, and the causes of disasters such
as the Challenger accident. This book is a must. RAINS, Darell L. Major Home
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Good Guys Wiseguys And Putting Up Buildings

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429941081
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The story of my wonderful family—to whom I have dedicated the book—will have
to be recorded elsewhere. ... Since 1974, when we signed the contract for The
Existential Pleasures of Engineering, Tom has been editor, publisher, and good
friend. After Existential, we worked together on three more books devoted to the
theme of engineering and technology in the general culture, then a novel, and
now a cross between a memoir and a study of our nation's most turbulent industry

Antifragilit T

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 3641091209
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Taleb ist einer der prägenden Denker des 21. Jahrhunderts – Antifragilität ist sein zentrales Werk In seinem Weltbestseller Der Schwarze Schwan problematisierte Nassim Nicholas Taleb die zunehmende Unberechenbarkeit der Welt.

Das Sechste Sterben

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518740628
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Elizabeth Kolbert spricht mit Geologen, die verschwundene Ozeane erforschen, begleitet Botaniker in die Anden und begibt sich gemeinsam mit Tierschützern auf die Suche nach den letzten Exemplaren gefährdeter Arten.

Scientific And Technical Books And Serials In Print

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Florman, Monte, jt, auth. see Consumer Reports Books Editors. Florman, Samuel
C. Blaming Technology. The Irrational Search for Scapegoats. 224p. 1982. pap,
6.95 (ISBN 0-312-08363-7). St Martin. --Blaming Technology: The Retreat from
Responsibility. LC 81-5818. 256p. 1981. 12.95 (ISBN 0-312-08362-9). St Martin.
--The Civilized Engineer. 272p. 1987. 15.95 (ISBN 0-312-00114-2, Pub by
Thomas Dunne Bks). St Martin. --The Existential Pleasures of Engineering. LC 75
-94.80 ...

The Introspective Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312139872
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Florman issues a clarion call to society, stating that individuals must awaken to the reality that the continuing quality of life is dependent upon increasingly creative technological solutions to the world's problems.

Subject Guide To Books In Print

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15.95 (ISBN 0-312-00114-2, Pub. by Thomas Dunne Bks). St Martin. —The
Existential Pleasures of Engineering. LC759480, 1977. pap, 6.95 (ISBN 0-312-
27546-3), St Martin. Fundamentals of Power Plant Performance for Utility
Engineers. 1984, looseleaf 165.00x (ISBN 0-87683. 371-7). GP Pub. Geological
Society of America Staff. Application of Geology to Engineering Practice: Berkey
Volume, Papers by John L. Savage. LC 51-5562 pap. 97.30 (ISBN 0-317-51973-
5, 2027374).

A Modern Way To Eat

Author: Anna Jones
Publisher: Mosaik Verlag
ISBN: 3641173698
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Raffiniert leichte vegetarische Küche! Bewusst genießen, ohne stundenlang am Herd zu stehen – Anna Jones' leichte, frische Rezepte passen perfekt zur modernen Lebensweise.