“Technology: Platonic and Nietzschean Approaches”

Rubin, C. “Technology: Platonic and Nietzschean Approaches,” Review of Politics 50:3, 470–75.

First Paragraph: “Arguments that modern technology has to altered the conditions of human like as to require a complete revision of all previous thought on ethical matters suggest a challenging paradox.  On the one hand, they provide the occasion for a contemplative examination of our opinions on ethical matters.  On the other hand, these arguments for a new ethic take advantage of the love of novelty tha tis engendered by modern technology.”