Philosophy of technology : an introduction / Val Dusek.

"Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction guides readers through the core philosophical issues raised by technology's increasingly ubiquitous and powerful presence in society and our daily lives. Considering first the question of what technology is, Val Dusek goes on to address a wide ran...

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Main Author: Dusek, Val, 1941- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
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Summary:"Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction guides readers through the core philosophical issues raised by technology's increasingly ubiquitous and powerful presence in society and our daily lives. Considering first the question of what technology is, Val Dusek goes on to address a wide range of concerns, including technocracy, technological rationality, technological determinism, and varieties of resistance to technology, Study questions at the end of each chapter provide the necessary tools to critically examine the nature of technology and its impact on our lives." "Ideal for undergraduate students in philosophy and science studies, Philosophy of Technology offers a comprehensive overview of a subject vital to our time."--Jacket.
Physical Description:v, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1405111623
9781405111621
1405111631
9781405111638
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