Myth, management of the unknown

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Title: Myth, management of the unknown
Authors: Miscione, Gianluca
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5670
Date: Jun-2014
Abstract: Since centuries, myth, progress and technology are interwoven in ways that explain the past and anticipate the future. The relevance of myths is not in being true or false, but in contributing in orienting social praxes, thus in acting as a regulator of human behaviour in front of unknown consequences of today's decisions and actions. This is particularly evident beyond Western settings, where the thirst for progress is imported with technologies.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: UCD Business School, University College Dublin
Keywords: MythUnknownProgressTechnologyDouble hermeneuticsTelemedicineSpatial data infrastructures
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Campbell, N., Desmond, J., Fitchett, J., Kavanagh, D., McDonagh, P., O'Driscoll, A. and Prothero, A. (eds.). Myth and the Market : Proceedings of an interdisciplinary conference held in Carlingford, Ireland 19–21 June 2014
Conference Details: Myth and the market, Carlingford, Ireland 19–21 June 2014
ISBN: 9781905254859
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection

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