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American Philosophy of Technology

The Empirical Turn

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • American Philosophy,
  • Philosophy Of Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Technology,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHans Achterhuis (Editor), Robert P. Crease (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9562146M
    ISBN 100253339030
    ISBN 109780253339034

    Book Description. Philosophy of Technology: An introduction for technology and business students is an accessible guide to technology’s changes, their ubiquitousness, and the many questions these raise. Designed for those with no philosophical background in mind, it is ideal for technology and engineering students or specialists who want to learn to think critically about how their work. In my exposition of this, I draw on the ideas (and partly the text) of the introduction in American Philosophy of Technology, the recent book that represents the way we, at our Department of Philosophy at Twente University, try to clear the ground for a renewed philosophy of technology.

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