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Readings in the philosophy of technology

Author: David M Kaplan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Compiled specifically with students and newcomers in mind, this book explores the multiple ways in which humanity shapes and affects technologies and is, in turn, shaped and affected by them.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Kaplan
ISBN: 0742514889 0742514897 9780742514881 9780742514898
OCLC Number: 53361270
Description: xvi, 512 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Early Philosophy of Technology --
Do Machines Make History? / Robert Heilbroner --
Toward a Philosophy of Technology / Hans Jonas --
Question Concerning Technology / Martin Heidegger --
Heidegger on Gaining a Free Relation to Technology / Hubert Dreyfus --
Some Social Implications of Technology / Herbert Marcuse --
Technical Progress and the Social Life-World / Jurgen Habermas --
Recent Philosophy of Technology --
The Culture of Technology / Arnold Pacey --
Technologies as Forms of Life / Langdon Winner --
Focal Things and Practices / Albert Borgmann --
A Phenomenology of Technics / Don Ihde. Cy borg Manifesto / Donna Haraway --
A Collective of Humans and Nonhumans / Bruno Latour --
Ecological Resoration and the Cuture of Nature / Andrew Light --
Democratic Rationalization / Andrew Feenberg --
Technology and Ethics --
Technology and Responsibility / Hans Jonas --
Technology, Demography, and the Anachronism of Traditional Rights / Robert McGinn --
The Constitution in Cyberspace / Lawrence Tribe --
Technological Ethics in a Different Voice / Diane Michelfelder --
Technology and Politics --
Do Artifacts Have Politics? / Langdon Winner --
Strong Democracy and Technology / Richard Sclove --
Socialism and Democratic Planning of Technical Change / Tony Smith --
The Insurgent Architect at Work / David Harvey --
Technology and Human Nature --
Panopticism / Michel Foucault --
Enhancement Technology / Carl Elliot --
Twenty-First Century Bodies / Ray Kurzweil --
Why Computers May Never Think Like People / Hubert and Stuart Dreyfus --
Whither Psychoanalysis in a Computer Culture / Sherry Turkle --
Technology and Science --
Experimentation and Scientific Realism / Ian Hacking --
Laboratories / Bruno Latour --
Scientific Visualism / Don Ihde --
Should Philosophies of Science Encode Democratic Ideals? / Sandra Harding.
Responsibility: edited by David M. Kaplan.
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"Extraordinarily useful as an introduction to the philosophy of technology." - Andrew Feenberg, Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre in British Columbia"

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