New Waves in Philosophy of Technologyby Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen
Pub. Date: 11/25/2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic, ontological and normative limitations that currently limit the fields of philosophy of technology and science and technology studies.
Table of ContentsForeword; D.Ihde Series Editors' Preface Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; J.K.Berg Olsen, E.Selinger & S.Riis PART I: HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY AND TECHNOLOGY Homo Faber : The Unity of the History and Philosophy of Technology; K.Lee Becoming Through Technology; J.K.Berg Olsen PART II: TECHNOLOGY: EPISTEMIC AND METAPHYSICAL ISSUES Quick-Freezing Philosophy: An Analysis of Imaging Technologies in Neurobiology; R.Rosenberger How To Read Technology Critically; D.Kaplan The Mcluhans and Metaphysics; G.Harman The Question Concerning Thinking; S.Riis Understanding Technology Ontotheologically, or: The Danger and the Promise of Heidegger, An American Perspective; I.Thomson PART III: TECHNOLOGY: ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES Human Enhancement and Personal Identity; P.Brey The Future of Humanity; N.Bostrom Technology, the Environment, and the Moral Considerability of Artifacts; B.Hale Cultivating Humanity: Toward a Non-Humanist Ethics of Technology; P-P.Verbeek PART IV: COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY Technology Transfer and Globalization: A New Wave for Philosophy of Technology?; E.Selinger Philosophy of Technology as Empirical Philosophy: Comparing Technological Scales in Practice; C.Bruun Jensen & C.Gad Index
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