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Technical artefacts : creations of mind and matter : a philosophy of engineering design

Author: Peter Kroes
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Philosophy of engineering and technology, v.6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book advances the thesis that technical artefacts, conceived of as physical constructions with a technical function, have a dual nature: they are hybrid objects combining physical and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kroes
ISBN: 9789400739390 9400739397
OCLC Number: 769420142
Description: x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Technical artefacts --
Theories of technical functions --
Proper functions and technical artefact kinds --
Engineering design --
The moral significance of technical artefacts --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Philosophy of engineering and technology, v.6.
Responsibility: Peter Kroes.

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