Philosophy of Technology :

Scharff, Robert C.

Philosophy of Technology : The Technological Condition - an Anthology. - 2nd ed. - 1 online resource (737 pages) - Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies Ser. . - Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies Ser. .

Intro -- Philosophy of Technology: The Technological Condition: An Anthology -- Copyright -- Contents -- Source Acknowledgments -- Introduction to the Second Edition -- Part I The Historical Background -- Introduction -- 1 On Dialectic and "Technē" -- 2 On "Technē" and "Epistēmē" -- 3 The Greek Concepts of "Nature" and "Technique" -- 4 On the Idols, the Scientific Study of Nature, and the Reformation of Education -- 5 Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View -- 6 The Nature and Importance of the Positive Philosophy -- 7 On the Sciences and Arts -- 8 Capitalism and the Modern Labor Process -- Part II Philosophy, Modern Science, and Technology -- Positivist and Postpositivist Philosophies of Science -- 9 The Scientific Conception of the World: The Vienna Circle -- 10 Paradigms and Anomalies in Science -- 11 Experimentation and Scientific Realism -- 12 Hermeneutical Philosophy and Pragmatism: A Philosophy of Science -- 13 What are Cultural Studies of Science? -- 14 Revaluing Science: Starting from the Practices of Women -- 15 Is Science Multicultural? -- 16 On Knowledge and the Diversity of Cultures: Comment on Harding -- The Task of a Philosophy of Technology -- 17 Philosophical Inputs and Outputs of Technology -- 18 Analytic Philosophy of Technology -- 19 On the Aims of a Philosophy of Technology -- 20 Toward a Philosophy of Technology -- 21 The Technology Question in Feminism: A View from Feminist Technology Studies -- Part III Defining Technology -- Introduction -- 22 Conflicting Visions of Technology -- 23 The Mangle of Practice -- 24 The Social Construction of Facts and Artifacts -- 25 Actor-Network Theory (ANT) -- 26 Actor-Network Theory: Critical Considerations -- Part IV Heidegger on Technology -- Introduction -- 27 The Question Concerning Technology. 28 On Philosophy's "Ending" in Technoscience: Heidegger vs. Comte -- 29 Focal Things and Practices -- 30 Heidegger and Borgmann on How to Affirm Technology -- 31 Philosophy of Technology at the Crossroads: Critique of Heidegger and Borgmann -- Part V Technology and Human Ends -- Human Beings as "Makers" or "Tool-Users"? -- 32 Tool Users vs. Homo Sapiens and the Megamachine -- 33 The "Vita Activa" and the Modern Age -- 34 Putting Pragmatism (especially Dewey's) to Work -- 35 Buddhist Economics -- Is Technology Autonomous? -- 36 The "Autonomy" of the Technological Phenomenon -- 37 Do Machines Make History? -- 38 The New Forms of Control -- 39 Technological Determinism Is Dead -- Long Live Technological Determinism -- Technology, Ecology, and the Conquest of Nature -- 40 Mining the Earth's Womb -- 41 The Deep Ecology Movement -- 42 Deeper than Deep Ecology: The Eco-Feminist Connection -- 43 In Defense of Posthuman Dignity -- Part VI Technology as Social Practice -- Technology and the Lifeworld -- 44 Cultural Climates and Technological Advance in the Middle Ages -- 45 Three Ways of Being-With Technology -- 46 A Phenomenology of Technics -- 47 Postphenomenology of Technology -- 48 Technoscience Studies after Heidegger? Not Yet -- Technology and Cyberspace -- 49 Consciousness in Human and Robot Minds -- 50 Why Heideggerian AI Failed and How Fixing it Would Require Making it More Heideggerian -- 51 A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century -- 52 A Moratorium on Cyborgs: Computation, Cognition, and Commerce -- 53 Anonymity versus Commitment: The Dangers of Education on the Internet -- Technology, Knowledge, and Power -- 54 Panopticism -- 55 Do Artifacts Have Politics? -- 56 The Social Impact of Technological Change -- 57 Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals, with the Author's 2000 Retrospective. 58 Democratic Rationalization: Technology, Power, and Freedom.

"The second edition of Philosophy of Technology is a must-read for everyone trying to sort out how societies, technologies, politics, and nature come together, tacitly or not, in the constitution of human knowledge." - Jan Kyrre Berg Friis, University of Copenhagen "This is an excellent selection of primary sources, essential to understanding technology and the conceptual debates about it. The editors are to be congratulated for their sensible choices and judicious introductions." -Luciano Floridi, University of Oxford.

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Technology -- Philosophy.


Electronic books.

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