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Title A companion to the philosophy of technology / edited by Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen Friis, Stig Andur Pedersen and Vincent F. Hendricks
Edition Paperback edition
Published Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Blackwell companions to philosophy
Blackwell companions to philosophy.
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 -- Introduction : 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
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-
ISBN 1118394232
9781118394236