Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 2015

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780198717058

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The Sceptical Optimist

Why technology isn't the answer to everything

Nicholas Agar

  • Explores the ethical and philosophical issues that arise in connection with new technology
  • Challenges the view that progress in technology automatically results in increased well-being
  • Presents an alternative - more realistic - model of the impact
  • Includes recent psychological studies on the nature and human perception of well-being

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