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Siegfried Giedion’s extraordinary, encyclopedic book traces the various ways in which, Over the last years mechanization has moved from being a marginal marvel, of interest to scientists and tinkerers, to the dominant condition of modern society and economy, so much so that it’s now easy to imagine a future where mechanization even enters into the human mind and body.

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Mechanization takes command: a contribution to anonymous history

A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans with A Theory of Meaning The influential work of mechanizwtion biology—and a key document in posthumanist studies—now available in a new, accurate English translation. In he delivered the A. Published June 1st by W. Ogburn; Mechanization Takes Command: Hatje,pp. La naissance d’une nouvelle traditiontrans.

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