Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction / Edition 1

Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Don Ihde
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557782733

ISBN-13: 9781557782731

Pub. Date: 04/13/1998

Publisher: Paragon House Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557782731
Publisher:
Paragon House Publishers
Publication date:
04/13/1998
Series:
Paragon Issues in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
157
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction3
1.1Philosophy4
1.2Philosophies of...14
1.3The Twentieth Century15
1.4Philosophy of Science17
1.5Philosophy and Technology22
1.6Philosophy of Technology38
2Technology47
2.1Technology and the Environment51
2.2A Story of Technology54
2.3Historic Technologies55
2.4Progress60
2.5Technology and Culture64
3Problems and Technologies67
3.1Science/Technology69
3.2Science's Technologies72
3.3Technology Beyond Science78
3.4Global Problems87
3.5Conditions for Resolution93
Ch. 4Technology as Phenomenon95
4.1Langdon Winner: Technologies as Forms of Life99
4.2Albert Borgmann: The Device Paradigm and Focal Things105
4.3Don Ihde: Lifeworld Technologies111
4.4State of the Art115
Ch. 5Futures119
5.1The Environment as Foundational Issue119
5.2Pluriculture128
5.3Wars and Wealth135
5.4Philosophy and Development139
Notes143
Suggested Readings147
Index151

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