Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences

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Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2009
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
  • Pages : 1472 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences written by Anonim which was release on 27 November 2009, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and of technical artifacts, as well as the toolbox of engineers. Most of these have thus far not been analyzed in general philosophy of science, which has traditionally but inadequately regarded technology as mere applied science and focused on physics, biology, mathematics and the social sciences. • First comprehensive philosophical handbook on technology and the engineering sciences • Unparalleled in scope including explorative articles • In depth discussion of technical artifacts and their ontology • Provides extensive analysis of the nature of engineering design • Focuses in detail on the role of models in technology

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-11-27
  • Total pages : 1472
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and ...

Philosophy of technology and engineering sciences

Philosophy of technology and engineering sciences
  • Author : Anthonie Meijers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 1453
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and ...

Philosophy and Engineering An Emerging Agenda

Philosophy and Engineering  An Emerging Agenda
  • Author : Ibo van de Poel,David E. Goldberg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-03-11
  • Total pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Whereas science, technology, and medicine have all called forth dedicated philosophical investigations, a fourth major contributor to the technoscientific world in which we all live - that is, engineering - has been accorded almost none of the philosophical attention it deserves. This volume thus offers a first characterisation of this ...

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : North Holland
  • Release Date : 2009-10-02
  • Total pages : 1472
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and ...

Technical Artefacts Creations of Mind and Matter

Technical Artefacts  Creations of Mind and Matter
  • Author : Peter Kroes
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-05-24
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book presents an attempt to understand the nature of technical artefacts and the way they come into being. Its primary focus is the kind of technical artefacts designed and produced by modern engineering. In spite of their pervasive influence on human thinking and doing, and therefore on the modern ...

Analytical Philosophy of Technology

Analytical Philosophy of Technology
  • Author : F. Rapp
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Friedrich Rapp, in this magisterial and critical essay on technology, the complex human phenomenon that demands philosophy of science, philosophy of culture, moral insight, and historical sensi tivity for its understanding, writes modestly of the grave and ten tative situation in the philosophy of technology. Despite the pro found thinkers ...

The Role of Technology in Science Philosophical Perspectives

The Role of Technology in Science  Philosophical Perspectives
  • Author : Sven Ove Hansson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This edited volume explores the interplay between philosophies in a wide-ranging analysis of how technological applications in science inform our systems of thought. Beginning with a historical background, the volume moves on to explore a host of topics, such as the uses of technology in scientific observations and experiments, the ...

Teaching about Technology

Teaching about Technology
  • Author : Marc J. de Vries
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : 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 ...

Technological Development and Science in the Industrial Age

Technological Development and Science in the Industrial Age
  • Author : P. Kroes,M. Bakker
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Historians and philosophers of technology are searching for new approaches to the study of the interaction between science and technology. New conceptual frameworks are necessary since the idea that technology is simply applied science is nothing short of a myth. The papers contained in this volume deal primarily with cognitive ...

A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology

A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology
  • Author : Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen,Stig Andur Pedersen,Vincent F. Hendricks
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Drawing on essays from leading international and multi-disciplinary scholars, A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference source to cover the key issues of technology’s impact on society and our lives. Presents the first complete, authoritative reference work in the field Organized thematically ...

Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn

Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn
  • Author : Maarten Franssen,Pieter E. Vermaas,Peter Kroes,Anthonie W.M. Meijers
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : 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 ...

Technology and Mathematics

Technology and Mathematics
  • Author : Sven Ove Hansson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-24
  • Total pages : 373
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This volume is the first extensive study of the historical and philosophical connections between technology and mathematics. Coverage includes the use of mathematics in ancient as well as modern technology, devices and machines for computation, cryptology, mathematics in technological education, the epistemology of computer-mediated proofs, and the relationship between technological ...

Philosophical Logical and Scientific Perspectives in Engineering

Philosophical  Logical and Scientific Perspectives in Engineering
  • Author : Zekâi Şen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-14
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book highlights and explains the significance of philosophical, logical, and scientific principles for engineering education/training and engineering works. In so doing, it aims to help to rectify the neglect of philosophy and logic in current education and training programs, which emphasize analytical and numerical methods at the expense ...

Philosophy of Technology Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Philosophy of Technology  Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide
  • Author : Soren Riis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Total pages : 28
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. ...

Norms in Technology

Norms in Technology
  • Author : Marc J de Vries,Sven Ove Hansson,Anthonie W.M. Meijers
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-30
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book is a distinctive fusion of philosophy and technology, delineating the normative landscape that informs today’s technologies and tomorrow’s inventions. The authors examine what we deem to be the internal norms that govern our ever-expanding technical universe. Recognizing that developments in technology and engineering literally create our ...