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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHI2394
Professor
Jon Miller
Semester
Fall

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Mini SummaryFreeman DysonTechnologySocial JusticeDyson provides an alternative to the fairly pessimistic views about technology weve been considering recentlyQIs his optimistic take on technology plausibleTechnology as a Mixed BlessingThe technology of household appliances made servants unnecessary and at the same time the children of the servant class began to go to college and make the transition to the middle classThe transition was not painless butit was a big step on the road to social justice 140However The technology of household appliances likewise brought a step backward to the stratum of society to which my mother belonged the women of the middle classThe middle class women of the 1950s were far less liberated than their mothers 141Dysons VisionMy purpose is to help push technology in a
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