Hans Christian Andersen: The famous Danish storyteller underpinned his stories with deep wisdom

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Abstract

The Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen, living in the 1800s expressed through his fairy tales and other stories an enthusiasm for the technological breakthroughs in that century with trains, etc. But he also showed great concern for what the natural science did to people by narrowing their mind towards rational thinking only. The paper outlines Andersen's remarkable vision about future travelling, etc.
Original languageEnglish
JournalResurgence
Issue number241, March/April 2007
Pages (from-to)248-249
ISSN0034-5970
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Historic philosophy on technology

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