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Technological determinism

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  • Technological determinism — is a reductionist doctrine that a society s technology determines its cultural values, social structure, or history. This is not to be confused with the inevitability thesis (Chandler), which states that once a technology is introduced into a… …   Wikipedia

  • technological determinism — A theory of social change , characteristically one of evolutionary progress or development, in which productive technique obeys a logic or trajectory of its own; and, in the process, acts as the principal determinant of institutions and social… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Technological momentum — is a theory about the relationship between technology and society over time. The term was originally developed by the historian of technology Thomas P. Hughes.Hughes s thesis is a synthesis of two separate models for how technology and society… …   Wikipedia

  • Technological Somnambulism — is a concept used when talking about the philosophy of technology. The term was used by Langdon Winner in his essay Technology as forms of life . Winner puts forth the idea that we are simply in a state of sleepwalking in our mediations with… …   Wikipedia

  • Determinism — This article is about the general notion of determinism in philosophy. For other uses, see Determinism (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Fatalism, Predeterminism, or Predictability. Certainty series …   Wikipedia

  • Determinism (disambiguation) — The term determinism has many meanings in different fields. Contents 1 Philosophy 2 Computer science 3 Sociology and anthropology 4 Biology …   Wikipedia

  • Technological change — Original model of three phases of the process of Technological Change Technological change (TC) is a term that is used to describe the overall process of invention, innovation and diffusion of technology or processes[1][2]. Th …   Wikipedia

  • determinism — See biological reductionism ; Culture and Personality School ; economic determinism ; historicism ; labelling ; social area analysis ; sociobiology ; technological determinism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Social determinism — is the concept that the social circumstances at a particular moment in time determine which technologies are adopted, and how. No technology is inevitable, new technologies can only emerge and then begin to be utilized. Lelia Green in her article …   Wikipedia

  • economic determinism — noun : economic interpretation of history * * * economic determinist. the doctrine that all social, cultural, political, and intellectual forms are determined by or result from such economic factors as the quality of natural resources, productive …   Useful english dictionary

  • economic determinism — economic determinist. the doctrine that all social, cultural, political, and intellectual forms are determined by or result from such economic factors as the quality of natural resources, productive capability, technological development, or the… …   Universalium

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