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Samuel C. Florman

Samuel C. Florman
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Samuel C. Florman, a civil engineer, is a principal in a major New York-area construction company. In addition to scores of articles, Mr. Florman is the author of the novel The Aftermath, as well as The Introspective Engineer, The Civilized Engineer, Blaming Technology, and his classic, The Existential Pleasures of Engineering. He lives in New York City.

Engineering and the Liberal Arts

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

A Technologist's Guide to History, Literature, Philosophy, Art, and Music.

From the author who inspired inaugural poet Richard Blanco! Now available in ebook for the first time, Engineering...

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Blaming Technology

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Blaming Technology: The Irrational Search for Scapegoats is Samuel C. Florman's 1981 discussion of the state of technology and engineering in the United States, including the pros and cons,...

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The Introspective Engineer

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

The profession of engineering is rarely the topic of serious public discussion. Multimedia, virtual reality, information superhighway-these are the buzzwords of the day. But real engineers, the people...

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Good Guys, Wiseguys, and Putting Up Buildings

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

Good Guys, Wiseguys, and Putting Up Buildings is an engaging memoir about one man's career in construction--rising to the top of an industry renowned for crime, corruption, violence, physical danger,...

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

The year is 2010 and the world as we know it has come to an end. A huge comet has smashed into the earth off the coast of California, vaporizing and generating a fiery rain that engulfs the globe...

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The Existential Pleasures of Engineering

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Humans have always sought to change their environment--building houses, monuments, temples, and roads. In the process, they have remade the fabric of the world into newly functional objects that...

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The Civilized Engineer

Samuel C. Florman
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Civil engineer Samuel Forman's The Civilized Engineer is aimed at both those observing and commenting externally on engineering, and the practicing engineer—to reveal something of the art...

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