Readings in the Philosophy of Technology

ISBN-10: 0742564010

ISBN-13: 9780742564015

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: David M. Kaplan

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List price: $69.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 602
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Paul B. Thompson is W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University, with partial appointments in the Agricultural Economics and Resource Development Departments. He previously held positions as Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director, Center for Food Animal Productivity and Wellbeing at Purdue University and prior to that positions as Professor of Philosophy and Agricultural Economics and Director, Center for Science and Technology Policy and Ethics, at Texas A&M University.Editorial positions at Springer are a jointly held position of editor-in-chief of the bookseries The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics, and membership of the editorial boards of the journalsnbsp; Agriculture and Human Values, and Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. nbsp;

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Philosophical Perspectives
The Question Concerning Technology
Heidegger on Gaining a Free Relation to Technology
The New Forms of Control
John Dewey as a Philosopher of Technology
Focal Things and Practices
A Phenomenology of Technics
Philosophy of Technology Meets Social Constructivism: A Shopper's Guide
Women and the Assessment of Technology: To Think, to Be; to Unthink, to Free
Design Methodology and the Nature of Technical Artifacts
Democratic Rationalization: Technology, Power, and Freedom
A Collective of Humans and Nonhumans: Following Daedalus's Labyrinth
Technology and Ethics
Technology and Responsibility
Technology, Demography, and the Anachronism of Traditional Rights
Technological Ethics in a Different Voice
NEST-ethics: Patterns of Moral Argumentation About New and Emerging Science and Technology
Moralizing Technology: On the Morality of Technological Artifacts and Their Design
Technology and Politics
Do Artifacts Have Politics?
Panopticism
Strong Democracy and Technology
Bigger Monster, Weaker Chains: The Growth of an American Surveillance Society
The Constitution in Cyberspace: Law and Liberty Beyond the Electronic Frontier
Technology Transfer and Globalization
Technology and Human Nature
The Transhumanist FAQ
Twenty-First Century Bodies
Why Computers May Never Think Like People
Interactional Expertise and Embodiment
Genetic Interventions and the Ethics of Enhancement of Human Beings
What's Wrong with Enhancement Technology?
Technology and Nature
The Big Lie: Human Restoration of Nature
Ecological Restoration and the Culture of Nature: A Pragmatic Perspective
The Brave New World of Animal Biotechnology
Ethics and Genetically Modified Food
What's Wrong with Functional Foods?
Technology and Science
When Is an Image Not an Image?
Scientific Visualism
Laboratories
Science Policy and Moral Purity: The Case of Animal Biotechnology
Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science
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