Philosophy of technology: what and why?- Technological artifacts.- Technological knowledge.- Technological processes.- Technology and the nature of humans.- Ethics and aesthetics of technology.- Learners' philosophies of technology.- Reconceptualizing technology through education.- Practical issues in teaching about technology.- Questions and assignments.- Resources for further reading and thinking.
Über den Autor
The author is assistant professor in philosophy of technology at the Eindhoven University of Technology and affiliate professor in reformational philosophy at the Delft University of Technology (both in the Netherlands).
Before that he was physics teacher and technology teacher educator.
He is currently the editor-in-chief of the International Journal for Technology & Design Education.
This book provides an introduction to the philosophy of technology that is accessible to non-philosophers. It offers a survey of the current state-of-affairs in the philosophy of technology and also discusses the relevance of that for teaching about technology. The book includes questions and assignments and offers an extensive annotated bibliography for those who want to read more about the discipline.
Offers an introduction to the philosophy of technology, accessible to non-philosophers
Draws the lines from philosophy of technology to teaching about philosophy
Textbook on philosophy of technology with questions and assignments
Offers an extensive annoted bibliography for non-philosophers that want to read more about philosophy of technology
Brings together ideas from analytical and Continental philosophy of technology