A clear discussion of the promises of the Internet...brings a philosopher's eye to bear on an issue that affects all of us..
Interesting and definitely much needed...a short and thought provoking book that can be read by any net enthusiast and/or scholar who is interested in the topics of learning, knowledge and identity in relation to the Internet..
At a time when bookstores and magazine stands are saturated with titles about the internet, it comes as no small, blessed relief to read one that is actually interesting and realistic, whose arguments are worth thinking about and engaging with Whether you're a novice to the internet or someone deeply involved with it - as a user or developer - On the Internet will engage you in topics ranging from the seemingly mundane (hyperlinks) to current trends toward distance learning..
This book is an important addition to the growing literature on the advantages and disadvantages of the Internet.
Revue Philosophique --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Hubert Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School at the University of California at Berkeley, USA.