Philosophy and Design: From Engineering to Architecture / Edition 1

Philosophy and Design: From Engineering to Architecture / Edition 1

by Pieter E. Vermaas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1402065906

ISBN-13: 9781402065903

Pub. Date: 11/29/2007

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This volume provides the reader with an integrated overview of state-of-the-art research in philosophy and ethics of design in engineering and architecture. It contains twenty-five essays that focus on engineering designing in its traditional sense, on designing in novel engineering domains, and on architectural and environmental designing. This volume enables the

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This volume provides the reader with an integrated overview of state-of-the-art research in philosophy and ethics of design in engineering and architecture. It contains twenty-five essays that focus on engineering designing in its traditional sense, on designing in novel engineering domains, and on architectural and environmental designing. This volume enables the reader to overcome the traditional separation between engineering designing and architectural designing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402065903
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/29/2007
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

0.1: Table of Contents. Introduction. 0.2: Peter Kroes, Andrew Light, Steven A. Moore and Pieter E. Vermaas: Design in Engineering and Architecture: Towards an Integrated Philosophical Understanding.

Part I: Engineering Design. 1.1: Maarten Franssen: Design, Use, and the Physical and Intentional Aspects of Technical Artifacts. 1.2: Wybo Houkes: Designing is the Construction of Use Plans. 1.3: Don Ihde: The Designer Fallacy and Technological Imagination. 1.4: Philip Brey: Technological Design as an Evolutionary Process. 1.5: Anke van Gorp and Ibo van de Poel:Deciding on Ethical Issues in Engineering Design. 1.6: Peter-Paul Verbeek: Morality in Design: Design Ethics and the Morality of Technological Artifacts. 1.7: Patrick Feng and Andrew Feenberg:Thinking about Design: Critical Theory of Technology and the Design Process. 1.8: Kiyotaka Naoe: Design Culture and Acceptable Risk. 1.9: Paul B. Thompson: Alienability, Rivalry, and Exclusion Cost: Three Institutional Factors for Design.

Part II: Emerging Engineering Design. 2.1: John P. Sullins: Friends by Design: A Design Philosophy for Personal Robotics Technology. 2.2: Bernhard Rieder and Mirko Tobias Schäfer: Beyond Engineering: Software Design as Bridge over the Culture/Technology Dichotomy. 2.3: Alfred Nordmann: Technology Naturalized: A Challenge to Design for the Human Scale. 2.4: Daniela Cerqui and Kevin Warwick: Re-designing Humankind: The Rise of Cyborgs, a Desirable Goal? 2.5: Inmaculada de Melo-Martín: Designing People: A Post-Human Future? 2.6: C.T.A. Schmidt: Redesigning Man? 2.7: Kristo Miettinen: Design: Structure, Process, and Function: A Systems Methodology Perspective. 2.8: Ulrich Krohs: Co-designing Social Systems by Designing Technical Artifacts: A Conceptual Approach. 2.9: Kathryn A. Neeley and Heinz C. Luegenbiehl: Beyond Inevitability: Emphasizing the Role of Intention and Ethical Responsibility in Engineering Design. 2.10: S.D. Noam Cook: Design and Responsibility: The Interdependence of Natural, Artifactual, and Human Systems.

Part III: Architectural Design. 3.1: Howard Davis: Form and Process in the Transformation of the Architect’s Role in Society. 3.2: Steven A. Moore and Rebecca Webber: Expert Culture, Representation, and Public Choice: Architectural Renderings as the Editing of Reality. 3.3: Ted Cavanagh: Diverse Designing: Sorting Out Function and Intention in Artifacts. 3.4: Joseph C. Pitt: Design Criteria in Architecture. 3.5: J. Craig Hanks: Cities, Aesthetics, and Human Community: Some Thoughts on the Limits of Design. 3.6: Glenn Parsons: Nature, Aesthetic Values, and Urban Design: Building the Natural City. 4.1: Index.

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