Philosophy of Technology An Introduction
Edition: 2006 (Revised)
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Description: 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 society. In addition to traditional topics in science and technology studies, the volume offers discussion of technocracy, the romantic rebellion against technology. Complements The Philosophy of Technology: The Technological Condition: An Anthology, edited by Robert C. Scharff and Val Dusek (Blackwell, 2003).
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/13/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
|Table of Contents Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction|
|Philosophy of Science and Technology|
|What is technology? Defining or Characterizing Technology|
|Rationality, Technological Rationality, and Reason|
|Phenomenology, Hermeneutics and Technology|
|Human Nature: Tool Making or Language?|
|Women, Feminism and Technology|
|Non-Western Technology and Local Knowledge|
|Anti-Technology: Romanticism, Luddism and the Ecology Movement|
|Social Constructionism and Actor Network Theory|