Dirk Leach did translate Der Arbeiter into English. He sent me a copy, I think in 1991. I spot checked the translation, and it looked fine to me. But then again I did not look at it very carefully, so I have to suspend my judgment on the issue. Someone called me from Austria a couple of years ago, asking whether I would be interested in translating the work myself, which I had to decline on the ground that both German and English are foreign languages for me. In any case, the man in question, whose name I regrettably did not retain, told me that Leach's translation had been objected to by Juenger himself. I have no idea whether other issues are involved in the matter, and I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information. There is a translation of one chapter of Der Arbeiter which has been published: "Technology as the Mobilization of the World Through the Gestalt of the Worker" by James M. Vincent with revisions by Richard J. Rundell, in Carl Mitcham and Robert Mackey, Philosophy and Technology. Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Technology. New York: The Free Press (Macmillan), 1972, paperback 1983. The editors indicate that the translation was published with permission of the author and the publisher (Klett). Javier Ibanez-Noe Marquette University (Milwaukee)
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