The myth of the learning machine the theory and practice of computer based training by John M. Heaford

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Published by Sigma Technical in Wilmslow .

Written in English

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Includes index

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StatementJohn M. Heaford
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 236 p.:
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL23749268M
ISBN 100905104501

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Lewis Mumford was one of the 20th century's most important philosophers, and the two-volume set Myth of the Machine (Volume 1 is Technics and Human Development; and Volume 2 is The Pentagon of Power) are probably his most important books: the summation of his life's work.

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This is not helped by naming. Many people associate the term ‘learning’ with the way humans learn, and ‘intelligence’ with the way people think.

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