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Automation and Utopia

Human Flourishing in a World without Work

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674984240

Publication Date: 09/24/2019

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 illus., 2 tables

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[Danaher] is well versed in the opportunities and problems of a more automated future and his new book provides one of the most wide-ranging discussions of what might be in store… A stimulating and thought-provoking book, fizzing with ideas on a subject that will assume greater importance in the future.—John Fanning, Dublin Review of Books

John Danaher proposes a novel claim: The end of work is a good thing and may lead to better alternatives for human flourishing. This line of argument and the method by which Danaher pursues and achieves it is both new and exciting. A very welcome and original contribution.—David Gunkel, Northern Illinois University

This is philosophy of technology at its best! Exquisitely clear, unflinchingly fair, and refreshingly original, Automation and Utopia is especially timely and important.—Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology

Armed with an astonishing breadth of knowledge, John Danaher engages with pressing public policy issues in order to lay out a fearless exposition of the radical opportunities that technology will soon enable. With the precision of analytical philosophy and accessible, confident prose, Automation and Utopia demonstrates yet again why Danaher is one of our most important pathfinders to a flourishing future.—James Hughes, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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