Modern Science, Enlightenment, and the Domination of Nature: No Exit?

  • William Leiss
Keywords: Social Theory, Capitalism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Critique, Digital Society, Sociology, Scholarly Journal, Peer reviewed journal, Ben Agger, Tim Luke

Author Biography

William Leiss
William Leiss, after spending two years as an accounting major, between 1958 and 1969 studied American history with Herbert Gutman at Fairleigh Dickinson University and political theory and philosophy with Herbert Marcuse at Brandeis and the University of California, San Diego. He was a professor at seven universities across Canada, despite never holding a degree in any field in which he was appointed, before being involuntarily retired in 1995. He is the author of The Domination of Nature (1972), The Limits to Satisfaction (1976), Social Communication in Advertising (1986), Mad Cows and Mother's Milk (1997), and other books, all of which are in print. He is currently writing the sequel to Hera or Empathy, entitled The Priesthood of Science.
Symposium on The Domination of Nature and Utopia