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Published: 01 September 2015

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198717058

Bookseller Code (1A)

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