Leo Marx (born November 15, 1919) is a Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is known for his works in the field of American studies. Dr Marx studies the relationship between technology and culture in 19th and 20th century America. He graduated from Harvard University with a BA in history and literature and a PhD in the history of American civilization in 1950. Marx was awarded Guggenheim Fellowships in 1961 and 1965. Marx turned 100 in November 2019.
- Marx, Leo (1964). The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Marx, Leo (1989). The Pilot and the Passenger: Essays on Literature, Technology, and Culture in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195048766.
- Marx, Leo; Smith, Merritt R. (1994). Does Technology Drive History? The Dilemma of Technological Determinism. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. ISBN 9780262691673.
- Marx, Leo; Mazlish, Bruce (1998). Progress: Fact or Illusion. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. ISBN 9780472085095.
- Marx, Leo; Conway, Jill; Keniston, Kenneth (1999). Earth, Air, Fire, Water: Humanistic Studies of the Environment. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. ISBN 9781558492219.
- Marx, Leo (December 2003). "Believing in America; An intellectual project and a national ideal". Boston Review. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Marx, Leo (June 24, 1999). "The Struggle Over Thoreau". The New York Review of Books. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Buell, Lawrence; Marx, Leo (December 2, 1999). "An Exchange on Thoreau". The New York Review of Books. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Marx, Leo (January 1987). "Does Improved Technology Mean Progress?" (PDF). Technology Review: 33–41. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Marx, Leo (Autumn 1953). "Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling, and Huckleberry Finn". The American Scholar. 22 (4): 423–440. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Marx, Leo (Spring 2008). "The Idea of Nature in America" (PDF). Daedalus: 8–21. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- "Leo Marx". STS Program. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Marx, Leo (July 2010). "Technology The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept" (PDF). Technology and Culture. 51 (3): 561–577. doi:10.1353/tech.2010.0009. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Sacasas, L.M. (February 14, 2014). "Leo Marx What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Technology?". The Frailest Thing. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- "Leo Marx". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- Celebrating Leo Marx on his 100th birthday
- Meikle, Jeffrey L (January 2003). "Review: Leo Marx's The Machine in the Garden". Technology and Culture. 44 (1): 147–159. doi:10.1353/tech.2003.0036. JSTOR 25148061.
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