Technological Artifacts

Peter Paul Verbeek*, Pieter E. Vermaas

*Corresponding author for this work

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11 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Philosophy of Technology
EditorsJan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, Vincent F. Hendricks
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781444310795
ISBN (Print)9781405146012
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2009


  • Definitions of technological artifacts
  • Hilpinen specifies - making as a physical modification of an existing object or as the assembling of existing/modified objects
  • Technological artifacts
  • Technological artifacts - clear-cut manifestations of technology
  • Technological artifacts and categorization - function theories
  • Technological artifacts and society - science and technology studies

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