By G. E. R. Lloyd

Geoffrey Lloyd's pioneering ebook makes use of a research of historical Greek and chinese language technological know-how and tradition to throw gentle on basic difficulties, either highbrow and ethical, that we nonetheless face at the present time. the problems variety from the controversy approximately realism and relativism in philosophy of technology to doubts in regards to the common applicability of the discourse of human rights. Lloyd presents compelling facts that historical civilizations have a lot to provide modern debates in lots of fields of study.

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