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Title A companion to the philosophy of technology / edited by Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen and Vincent F. Hendricks
Published Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 571 pages)
Series Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 43
Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 43
Contents History of technology / Thomas J. Misa -- Definitions of technology / Richard Li-Hua -- Western technology / Keld Nielsen -- Chinese technology / Francesca Bray -- Islamic technology / Thomas F. Glick -- Japanese technology / David Wittner -- Technology and war / Bart Hacker -- Technology and science / Don Ihde -- Science and technology : positivism and critique / Hans Radder -- Engineering science / Louis L. Bucciarelli -- Technological knowledge / Anthonie W.M. Meijers and Marc J. de Vries -- Interplay between science and technology / Bart Gremmen -- Instruments in science and technology / Mieke Boon -- Social construction of science / Harry Collins -- Social construction of technology / Wiebe E. Bijker -- Theory change and instrumentation / Joseph C. Pitt -- Biology and technology / Keekok Lee -- Nuclear technologies / William J. Nuttall -- Engineering design / Peter Kroes -- Cybernetics / Andrew Pickering -- Chemistry and technology / Helge S. Kragh -- Philosophy and technology / Val Dusek -- Semiotics of technology / Robert E. Innis -- Critical theory of technology / Andrew Feenberg -- Cyborgs / Evan Selinger -- Simulation / Evan Selinger -- Technology as "applied science" / Robert C. Scharff -- Technological artifacts / Peter-Paul Verbeek and Pieter E. Vermaas -- Technical practice / Bart Gremmen -- Technological pragmatism / Larry Hickman -- Hermeneutics and technologies / Don Ihde -- Analytic philosophy of technology / Maarten Franssen -- Technological rationality / Lorenzo C. Simpson -- Phenomenology and technology / Iain Thomson -- Expertise / Evan Selinger -- Imaging technologies / Don Ihde -- Critique of the precautionary principle and the possibility for an "enlightened doomsaying" / Jean-Pierre Dupuy -- Technology and metaphysics / Jean-Pierre Dupuy -- Large technical systems / Erik van der Vleuten -- Sociotechnical systems / Maarten Franssen and Peter Kroes -- Information technology / Luciano Floridi -- Technology and environment / Mary Tiles -- Precautionary principle / Andy Stirling -- Boundary-work, pluralism and the environment / Jozef Keulartz -- Global warming / John Houghton -- Reinvention of CO[subscript 2] as refrigerant for both heating and cooling / Jan Hurlen -- Environmental science and technology / Mary Tiles -- Agriculture and technology / John R. Porter and Jesper Rasmussen -- Built environment / Christian Illies -- Technology and politics / Evan Selinger -- Idea of progress / Daniel Sarewitz -- Technology and power / Daniel Sarewitz -- Technology and culture / Lucien Scubla -- Technology management / Richard Li-Hua -- Technology strategy / Richard Li-Hua -- Technology and globalization / David M. Kaplan -- Technology transfer / Evan Selinger -- Technology and capitalism / David M. Kaplan -- Politics of gender and technology / Elisabeth K. Kelan -- European politics, economy and technology / Erik Jones -- Asian politics, economy and technology / Keekok Lee -- US politics, economy and technology / David M. Hart -- Energy, technology and geopolitics / John R. Fanchi -- Technology and ethics : overview / Carl Mitcham and Katinka Waelbers -- Agriculture ethics / David M. Kaplan -- Architecture ethics / Warwick A. Fox -- Biomedical engineering ethics / Philip Brey -- Bioethics / Paul B. Thomson -- Biotechnology : plants and animals / Bart Gremmen -- Computer ethics / Philip Brey -- Consumerism / Edward J. Woodhouse -- Development ethics / Thomas Kesselring -- Energy ethics / Kirsten Halsnaes -- Engineering ethics / Christelle Didier -- Environmental ethics / Thomas Sobirk Petersen -- Food ethics / David M. Kaplan -- Future generations / Jesper Ryberg -- Genethics / Nils Holtug -- Technology and the law / Richard Susskind -- Media ethics / Deni Elliott -- Medical ethics / Soren Holm -- Nanoethics / John Weckert -- Nuclear ethics / Koos van der Bruggen -- Religion and technology / Carl Mitcham -- Technology and personal moral responsibility / Jesper Ryberg -- Value-sensitive design / Jeroen van der Hoven and Noemi Manders-Huits -- Technology, prosperity and risk / Sven Ove Hansson -- World risk society / Ulrich Beck -- Risk analysis / Sven Ove Hansson -- Prosperity and the future of technology / William Sims Bainbridge -- Converging technologies / William Sims Bainbridge -- Nanotechnology / Alfred Nordmann -- Energy forecast technologies / John R. Fanchi -- Biotechnology / Jennifer Kuzma -- Transportation / Jonathan L. Gifford -- Global challenges / Jennifer Kuzma -- Chemicals / Bruce E. Johansen -- Future of humanity / Nick Bostrom
Summary "Drawing on essays from leading international and multi-disciplinary scholars, A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference source to cover the key issues of technology's impact on society and our lives. Presents the first complete, authoritative reference work in the field; organized thematically for use both as a full introduction to the field or an encyclopedic reference; draws on original essays from leading interdisciplinary scholars; features the most up-to-date and cutting edge research in the interdisciplinary fields of philosophy, technology, and their broader intellectual environments."--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Technology -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Friis, Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, 1963-
Hendricks, Vincent F.
Pedersen, Stig Andur, 1943-
Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
ISBN 1118346319
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