Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn
Philosophy of Engineering and Technology

Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn

Maarten Franssen and Others
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Publisher Description

This volume features 16 essays on the philosophy of technology that discuss its identity, its position in philosophy in general, and the role of empirical studies in philosophical analyses of engineering ethics and engineering practices. 

This volume is published about fifteen years after Peter Kroes and Anthonie Meijers published a collection of papers under the title The empirical turn in the philosophy of technology, in which they called for a reorientation toward the practice of engineering, and sketched the likely benefits for philosophy of technology of pursuing its major questions in an empirically informed way.

The essaysin this volume fall apart in two different kinds. One kind follows up on The empirical turn discussion about what the philosophy of technology is all about. It continues the search for the identity of the philosophy of technology by asking what comes after the empirical turn. The other kind of essays follows the call for an empirical turn in the philosophy of technology by showing how it may be realized with regard to particular topics. Together these essays offer the reader an overview of the state of the art of an empirically informed philosophy of technology and of various views on the empirical turn as a stepping stone into the future of the philosophy of technology.

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2016
23 June
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
331
Pages
PUBLISHER
Springer International Publishing
SIZE
2.1
MB

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