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Title Democracy in a technological society / edited by Langdon Winner
Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer, [1992]
©1992

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Description vii, 237 pages ; 23 cm
Series Philosophy and technology ; v. 9
Philosophy and technology ; v. 9
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; P.T. Durbin. Introduction; L. Winner. Part I: The Nature of the Problem. Technology, Power, and Truth: Political and Epistemological Reflections on the Fourth Revolution; M.W. Wartofsky. Technology and Democracy; J. Ellul. Mechanical Dreams: Democracy and Technological Discourse in Twentieth-Century France; R.L. Frost. Part II: Some Proposed Solutions. Marxism and the Democractic Control of Technology; P.T. Durbin. Populism and the Cult of the Expert; L.A. Hickman. Autonomous Technology, Democracy, and the NIMBYs; J. Fielder. Technology, Bayesian Policymaking, and Democratic Process; K. Shrader-Frechette. The Nuts and Bolts of Democracy: Democratic Theory and Technological Design; R.E. Sclove. Part III: Historical and Cultural Reflections. Instrumentalists and Expressivists: Ambiguous Links between Technology and Democracy; S.R. Carpenter. Politics, Progress, and Engineering: Technical Professionals in Russia; V. Gorokhov. Heidegger on Technology and Democracy; T. Rockmore. The Moral Assessment of Technology; A. Borgmann. Political Morality under Radical Conditions; J. Margolis. Name Index
Notes "Official publication of the Society for Philosophy and Technology."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Technology and state.
Technology -- Philosophy.
Author Winner, Langdon.
Society for Philosophy & Technology (U.S.)
LC no. 92031873
ISBN 0792319958 (acid-free paper)