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Philosophy and technology II : information technology and computers in theory and practice

Author: Carl Mitcham; Alois Huning; Polytechnic Institute of New York. Philosophy & Technology Studies Center.; Society for Philosophy & Technology (U.S.)
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Reidel ; Hingham, MA, U.S.A. : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publisher, ©1986.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 90.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until recently, the philosophy and history of science proceeded in a separate way from the philosophy and history of technology, and indeed with respect to both science and technology, philosophical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Mitcham; Alois Huning; Polytechnic Institute of New York. Philosophy & Technology Studies Center.; Society for Philosophy & Technology (U.S.)
ISBN: 9027719756 9789027719751
OCLC Number: 12973421
Notes: Selected proceedings of an international conference held in New York, September 3-7, 1983, and organized by the Philosophy & Technology Studies Center of the Polytechnic Institute of New York in conjunction with the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
"A German-language version has appeared under the title: Technikphilosophie im Zeitalter der Informationstechnik (Braunschweig: Vieweg, 1985)"--Preface.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxii, 352 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Information Technology and Computers as Themes in the Philosophy of Technology.- I/The Metaphysical and Epistemological Character of Information.- Information Measurement and Information Technology: A Myth of the Twentieth Century.- Information Technologies as Vehicles of Evolution.- The Theory-ladenness of Information.- Information Does Not Make Sense - Or: The Relevance Gap in Information Technology and Its Social Dangers.- "Information" in Epistemological and Ontological Perspective.- II/Philosophical Analyses of the Interactions Between Human Beings and Computers.- Bio-Social Cybernetic Determination - or Responsible Freedom?.- Minds, Machines and Meaning.- From Socrates to Expert Systems: The Limits of Calculative Rationality.- Machine Perception.- Men and Machines: The Computational Metaphor.- Information, Artificial Intelligence, and the Praxical.- III/Ethical and Political Issues Associated with Information Technology and Computers.- Philosophical Reflections on the Microelectronic Revolution.- Microelectronics and Workers'Rights.- Information Technology and the Technological System.- The Computer as a Diagnostic Tool in Medicine.- Socio-Philosophical Notes on the Implications of the Computer Revolution.- Information Technology and the Problem of Incontinence.- Privacy as an Ethical Problem in the Computer Society.- Myth Information: Romantic Politics in the Computer Revolution.- Who Is to Blame for Data Pollution? On Individual Moral Responsibility with Information Technology.- Select Annotated Bibliography on Philosophical Studies of Information Technology and Computers.- 1. Bibliographies.- 2. Historical Studies.- 3. Technical Studies.- 4. General Bibliography.- 5. Author Index.- Name Index.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 90.
Other Titles: Philosophy and technology 2.
Philosophy and technology two
Responsibility: edited by Carl Mitcham and Alois Huning.

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