The Promethean Illusion: The Western Belief in Human Mastery of Nature

The Promethean Illusion: The Western Belief in Human Mastery of Nature

Bob Tostevin


This e-book explores contradictory realities: our carrying on with trust that nature is topic to our willful regulate and nature's refusal to abide through this trust. It investigates specific facets of recent technological know-how and spotlights the effect Newtonian technology had upon the Western international. It then significantly assesses 20th century advancements in technology, providing a few organic and ecological case reviews that rfile many of the obstacles that the wildlife locations upon human wisdom. The research argues opposed to programmatic proposals to manage nature through genetic engineering and planet administration.

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