Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn

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Abstract

What are the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary philosophy of technology, and how may the field be developed and improved in the future? That is the question I will address in this paper. I will argue that in the past twenty-five years, philosophy of technology has entered a new era. This era has arrived with new and distinct issues and approaches that differ from those that came before it. Many of the new developments have been for the good. Yet, I will also argue, there are still large areas in the field that are currently underdeveloped or have been stagnant. I will identify these areas and suggest ways of moving forward in them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-48
Number of pages13
JournalTechné: Research in Philosophy and Technology
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • METIS-272623
  • IR-77223

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