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Philosophy of Technology free pdf The new edition of this authoritative introduction to the philosophy of technology includes recent developments in the subject, while retaining the range and depth of its selection of seminal contributions and its much-admired editorial commentary. * Remains the most comprehensive anthology on the philosophy of technology available * Includes editors insightful section introductions and critical summaries for each selection * Revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field * Combines difficult to find seminal essays with a judicious selection of contemporary material * Examines the relationship between technology and the understanding of the nature of science that underlies technology studies

About Robert C. Scharff

Robert C. Scharff is Professor of Philosophy at theUniversity of New Hampshire. He is the author of Comte AfterPositivism (1995- 2002) and the former editor of ContinentalPhilosophy Review (1995-2005). He publishes on 19th- and20th-century Continental philosophy (especially Dilthey, Heidegger,and the hermeneutics of science), the history of positivism(especially Comte and Mill, and the connection between classicalpositivism and recent analytic philosophy), and the philosophy oftechnology. He is currently finishing a book manuscript, HowHistory Matters to Philosophy and a collection of essays onHeidegger and technology, and editing a Blackwell Guidebook Seriesvolume on Heidegger s Being and Time.

Val Dusek is Professor of Philosophy at the University ofNew Hampshire. His research focuses on the history and philosophyof science and technology, with a particular interest in the socialfactors influencing scientific and technological development. Hehas written on non-mainstream philosophical influences (Asiatic,hermetic, romantic) on the history of electro-magnetic theory. Hisnumerous publications include Philosophy of Technology: AnIntroduction (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) and co-editorship of thefirst edition of this volume.

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Author : Robert C. Scharff
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 31 January 2014
ISBN : 111854725X
EAN : 9781118547250
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 736 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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