Description - Philosophy of Technology by Val Dusek
Ideal for undergraduate students in philosophy and science studies, Philosophy of Technology offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of a subject vital to our time. * An up-to-date, accessible overview of the philosophy of technology, defining technology and its characteristics. * Explores the issues that arise as technology becomes an integral part of our society. * In addition to traditional topics in science and technology studies, the volume offers discussion of technocracy, the romantic rebellion against technology. * Complements The Philosophy of Technology: The Technological Condition: An Anthology, edited by Robert C. Scharff and Val Dusek (Blackwell, 2003).
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Author Biography - Val Dusek
Val Dusek is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Hampshire. His recent publications include Holistic Inspirations of Physics: An Underground History of Electromagnetic Theory (1999) and Philosophy of Technology - The Technological Condition: An Anthology (co-edited with Robert C. Scharff, Blackwell 2003).