research product . 2015

Dictionary of technology and hewers of illusions

Petrović Aleksandar;
Open Access Serbian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Theoria, Beograd
  • Country: Serbia
Based on two readings, one from the editorial board of the journal Theoria and other from the collective writers of the Analysis of the ideological orientation, this paper tries, from the distance of the time lost, to make third reading of the Dictionary of Technology. It is founded on Heracleitos’ concept of hewing of illusions that is comprehended, in the context of quarrel among “antiques” and “moderns“, against the concepts of technology, modernization, history and cognitive Ego. In that framework it has been looked for the "fifth essence" of the Dictionary of Technology as well as for the reason why it is immediately after the publishing in 1982 p...
free text keywords: Dictionary of Technology, Heraclitus, damnatio memoriae, technology, modernity, history, post-modernism, neo-Platonism
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