Favorites of Fortune: Technology, Growth, and Economic Development Since the Industrial Revolution
Patrice L. R. Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky, Coolidge Professor of History and Professor of Economics Emeritus David S Landes
Harvard University Press, 1991 - Počet stran: 558
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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Contemporary literature , based on Descartes , compares the human body in
various ways with a machine , especially with clockworks , notably in a book
published in 1748 in Leyden under the title L ' homme machine . The author , J .
O . de ...
Computers bear a growing resemblance to human beings : they play chess ; they
are looked on as friends who are always available ; they even trigger a state of
dependence similar to that with a lover . Preschool children already discuss the ...
The metaphor of the “ human computer " has become a household expression ,
and being programmed ” is used by schoolchildren for describing human
communicative behavior . Therefore , once again , metaphors for the human body
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