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This chapter is adapted from a previous article: “Philosophical Perspectives on Technology in Chinese Society,” Technology in Society35, no. 3 (2013): 165-71. The author also wishes to acknowledge Carl Mitcham’s assistance in the final English editing and credit support for related research to a postdoctoral fellowship from the Hennebach Program in the Humanities at the Colorado School of Mines.


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