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
Size: 45.72 MB
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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


Author: Ottessa Moshfegh
Publisher: Verlagsbuchhandlung Liebeskind
ISBN: 3954380706
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Salem, Massachusetts. Im Jahr des Herrn 1851. Der Seemann McGlue ist schwerer Trinker und sitzt im Gefängnis. Ihm wird vorgeworfen, vor Sansibar seinen besten Freund Johnson ermordet zu haben. Nur kann er sich an nichts erinnern.

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.

Zen Und Die Kunst Ein Motorrad Zu Warten

Author: Robert M. Pirsig
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104028486
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Das, so scheint mir, ist der Hauptgrund für den Erfolg des Buches. Es traf sich, daß die ganze Kultur genau nach dem auf der Suche war, was dieses Buch anzubieten hat.« Robert M. Pirsig

Shakespeares G Rten

Author: Jackie Bennett
ISBN: 9783836921114
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The book will focus on the gardens that Shakespeare knew, including the five gardens in Stratford upon Avon in which he gardened and explored.

Die See

Author: John Banville
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462305573
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Man Booker Prize 2005 für den Roman Die See Der Kunsthistoriker Max Morden flieht in das Haus am Meer, wo er als Kind aufregende Ferientage verbrachte.