Ackerman's frontier -- The Ackerman sample -- Contradictions of "mental structuring" -- Militant neo-Kantianism -- The new evolution of geographic thought? -- Notes on desk.
"This book traces the recent history of geography, information, and technology through the biography of Edward A. Ackerman, an important but forgotten figure in geography's 'quantitative revolution.' It argues that Ackerman's work helped encode the hidden logics of a distorted philosophical heritage -- a dangerous, cybernetic form of thought known as militant neo-Kantianism -- into the network architectures of today's pervasive worlds of surveillance capitalism"-- Provided by publisher.
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