Philosophy of Technology
The Technological Condition - An Anthology
Philosophy of Technology by Robert Scharff
Book DescriptionThis anthology brings together, for the first time, a collection of both seminal historical and contemporary essays on the nature of technology and its relation to humanity. Its selections not only situate technology in the familiar context of ethical, political, aesthetic, and engineering concerns, but also thoroughly examine historical, metaphysical, and epistemological issues.The volume begins with historical readings on knowledge and its applications that have laid the foundation for contemporary writings on the philosophy of technology. Contemporary essays then critically assess previous assumptions about science and discuss the relation between science and technology and philosophy's treatment of both. The second half of the volume focuses on Heidegger's writings on technology, on the relationship between technology and the natural world, and on the issues that arise as technology becomes an integral part of our society. Philosophy of Technology includes, beyond the commonly anthologized figures, selections from European writers often not available in English-language collections. It is a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to explore the technological condition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631222194
(244mm x 173mm x 39mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Scharff
Philosophy of Technology, Hardback (November 2002)
This anthology contains historical and contemporary essays on the nature of technology and its relation to humanity. They situate technology in the context of ethical, political, aesthetic, and engineering concerns, and also examine historical, metaphysical, and epistemological issues.
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Author Biography - Robert Scharff
Robert C. Scharff is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Hampshire. He is author of Comte After Positivism (1995) and since 1995 has been the Editor of Continental Philosophy Review (formerly Man and World). Val Dusek is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Hampshire. He is author of Holistic Inspirations of Physics (1999).
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