Professor Andrew Feenberg: From Critical Theory of Technology to the Rational Critique of Rationality

As part of the departmental speakers’ series, Andrew Feenberg, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Technology at Simon Fraser University, will present a lecture, 29 March 2007, from 5:30-7:00p.m. at W215 in the Arts building, McGill University.

Professor Feenberg has also taught for many years in the Philosophy Department at San Diego State University, and at Duke University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, the Universities of California, San Diego and Irvine, the Sorbonne, the University of Paris-Dauphine, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and the University of Tokyo. He is the author of, amongst others, Questioning Technology (Routledge, 1999), Modernity and Technology (MIT Press, 2003), and Community in the Digital Age (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004). His co-authored book on the French May Events of 1968 appeared in 2001 with SUNY Press under the title When Poetry Ruled the Streets.

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