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Philosophy of technology

practical, historical, and other dimensions

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul T. Durbin.
    SeriesPhilosophy and technology ;, v. 6
    ContributionsDurbin, Paul T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14 .P53 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184866M
    ISBN 100792301390, 0792301404
    LC Control Number89002765

      David Kaplan has collected the most important readings in the philosophy of technology from the foundational to the cutting edge, making this new edition essential to anyone interested in the impact technology has on humanity. This book will provide a cornerstone for any course on the philosophical or social impacts of technology/5(31). Feenberg's philosophy of technology. Feenberg's primary contribution to the philosophy of technology is his argument for the democratic transformation of technology. From his book Transforming Technology, "What human beings are and will become is decided in the shape of our tools no less than in the action of statesmen and political tion: Philosopher.

    The essays in this volume fall apart in two different kinds. One kind follows up on The empirical turn discussion about what the philosophy of technology is all about. It continues the search for the identity of the philosophy of technology by asking what comes after the empirical turn.   Ideal for undergraduate students in philosophy and science studies, Philosophy of Technology offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of a subject vital to our time. An up-to-date, accessible overview of the philosophy of technology, defining technology and its characteristics. Explores the issues that arise as technology becomes an integral part of our : Val Dusek.

    PHIL Philosophy of Technology Syllabus Spring Course Information Phil Philosophy of Technology Fall T/R pm{pm Contact Information Professor Matthew J. Brown Email Address [email protected] O ce Phone {{ O ce Location JO O ce Hours Tuesday/Thursday 1{2pm and by Size: KB. Book Description. Focused on mapping out contemporary and future domains in philosophy of technology, this volume serves as an excellent, forward-looking resource in the field and in cognate areas of study. The 32 chapters, all of them appearing in print here for the first time, were written by both established scholars and fresh voices.


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Addresses the expanding scope and unprecedented impact of technologies, in order to improve the critical understanding of the conceptual nature and practical consequences, and hence provide the conceptual foundations for their fruitful and sustainable developments.

The first half of the book concentrates on key definitions and epistemological issues, including an overview of philosophy as applied to technology, a definition of technology, and an examination of technology as it relates to practical and theoretical intelligence―especially how high technology relates to modern science and how science Cited by: Next book.

Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life by Albert Borgmann, a philosopher who studied briefly under Heidegger. It was published and is definitely one of the foundational texts in philosophy of technology. Its chief contribution was to bring the focus on quality of life into the analysis.

Like many domain-specific subfields of philosophy, such as philosophy of physics or philosophy of biology, philosophy of technology is a comparatively young field of investigation. It is generally thought to have emerged as a recognizable philosophical specialization in the second half of the 19 th century, its origins often being located with.

It was the text book of the class I took: The Philosophy of Technology. And to be honest, we didn't read the every single article in it however did read about 70% of them. It is a great collection to which I can see myself go back and read the ones I've missed this time around.4/5.

“The second edition of Philosophy of Technology is a must-read for everyone trying to sort out how Philosophy of technology book, technologies, politics, and nature come together, tacitly or not, in the constitution of human knowledge.” ― Jan Kyrre Berg Friis, University of Copenhagen “This is an excellent selection of primary sources, essential to understanding technology and the conceptual debates about by: Books shelved as philosophy-of-technology: The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology by Langdon Winner, Technology and.

Readings in the Philosophy of Technology collects the important works of both the forerunners and contemporary theorists of philosophy of technology, addressing a wide range of topics on technology as it relates to ethics, politics, human nature, computers, science, food, and the environment.

Compiled specifically with students and newcomers in mind, this book explores the multiple ways in 4/5(2). The new edition of this authoritative introduction to the philosophy of technology includes recent developments in the subject, while retaining the range and depth of its selection of seminal contributions and its much-admired editorial commentary.

Remains the most comprehensive anthology on the philosophy of technology available. What Is Philosophy of Technology.

Andrew Feenberg Our subject today is philosophy of technology. I'm going to approach this subject from two standpoints, first of all historically and then I'll look at the contemporary options in the field, the various different theories that are currently under discussion.

Book Description. Philosophy of Technology: An introduction for technology and business students is an accessible guide to technology’s changes, their ubiquitousness, and the many questions these raise.

Designed for those with no philosophical background in mind, it is ideal for technology and engineering students or specialists who want to learn to think critically about how their work. Philosophy of Science & Technology.

Book Type. Award-winning. General Reader. Open Access. Reference. Textbook. Chronosis Reza Negarestani, Keith Tilford, and Robin Mackay Paperback $ £ ContraContemporary. In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse.

All the contributors share the intuition that technology and the environment overlap in ways that are relevant in both philosophical and practical terms. Ernst Kapp was a foundational scholar in the fields of media theory and philosophy of technology.

His Elements of a Philosophy of Technology is a visionary study of the human body and its relationship with the world that surrounds it. At the book’s core is the concept of “organ projection”: the notion that humans use technology in an effort to project their organs to the outside, to.

In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse.

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Information technology is an integral part of the practices and institutions of post-industrial society. It is also a source of hard moral questions and thus is both a probing and relevant area for moral theory.

His main research interests are the philosophy of contemporary technoscientific objects (with various fieldwork studies on nanotechnology, synthetic biology, pharmacology, and carbon), the history of technology as a mode of knowledge, the philosophy of Gilbert Simondon, and the role of humanities in engineering and technology.

The Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction This chapter expands on the technology theories utilised in this book, namely the social construction of technology and critical theory of Author: Val Dusek.

A companion to the philosophy of technology / edited by Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, and Vincent F. Hendricks. — (Blackwell companions to philosophy) Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN (hardcover: alk. paper) 1. Technology– Size: KB. About this book. Drawing on essays from leading international and multi-disciplinary scholars, A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference source to cover the key issues of technology’s impact on society and our lives.

Presents the first complete, authoritative reference work in the field. Get this from a library! Philosophy of technology. [Frederick Ferré] -- "Explains the fundamental concerns and methods of philosophy and then guides readers through a philosophical inquiry into some of the major issues surrounding technology's impact on our lives.Get this from a library!

Philosophy: technology. [Anthony F Beavers;] -- This book addresses the theme of ethics in such technology areas as cyber warfare, designing children, video games and virtual reality, nanotechnology, and technology and the environment.

The use of.The Philosophy of Engineering and Technology book series provides the multifaceted and rapidly growing discipline of philosophy of technology with a central overarching and integrative platform.

Specifically it publishes edited volumes and monographs in: the phenomenology, anthropology and socio-politics of technology and engineering.