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Philosophy of technology : an introduction for technology and business students

Author: Maarten Johannes Verkerk; M Nelson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Translation of the author's Denken, ontwerpen, maken.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten Johannes Verkerk; M Nelson
ISBN: 9781317445715 1317445716
OCLC Number: 921888049
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Thinking & Making 1. Thinking & Technology: Between analysis & criticism Portrait Carl Mitcham 2. Speaking in a Two-Sided Way: The meaning of disclosure & the disclosure of meaning Portrait Martin Heidegger Part II: Making & Designing 3. The World of Technology: Three kinds of complexity Portrait Lewis Mumford 4. The Artefact [I]: Diversity & coherence Portrait Alasdair MacIntyre 5. The Artefact [II]: Identity, function & structure Portrait Gilbert Simondon Case Study I: Nanotechnology 6. Knowledge of Designing: The role of the engineer Portrait Herbert Simon 7. Design & Reality: Methodological obstinacy Portrait Bruno Latour 8. Technology & Production: From dehumanisation to the human measure Portrait Larry Hickman Case Study II: The New Factory Part III: Designing & Thinking 9. The Rules of the Game: Technology as a social practice Portrait Langdon Winner 10. Symmetries: Between pessimists & optimists Portrait Jacques Ellul 11. Clashing Worlds: Globalisation & cultural diversity Portrait Albert Borgmann Case Study III: Network Enabled Military Operations 12. The Homo Technicus: From device to cyborg Portrait Don Ihde 13. `Good' Technology?: Normative artefacts & the web of responsibilities Portrait Egbert Schuurman Case Study IV: Innovation in Health Care 14. Expectations for the Future: The secular sacred and the limits of technology Portrait Andrew Feenberg
Responsibility: Maate J. Verkerk ... and others ; translated by M. Nelson.

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