Technology and values : essential readings

TitleTechnology and values : essential readings
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsHanks, C
Paginationxv, 542 p.
PublisherMalden, MA
Place PublishedChichester, U.K.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN NumberISBN: 9781405149006 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1405149000 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781405149013 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405149019
Accession Number297404962
Call NumberLC: BJ59; Dewey: 601
Keywordstechnology
Abstractpt. I: Introductory considerations of technology. Toward a philosophy of technology / Hans Jonas -- Four philosophies of technology / Alan R. Drengson -- The relation of science and technology to human values / William W. Lowrance -- A collective of humans and nonhumans / Bruno Latour -- Technology and ethics / Kristin Shrader-Frechette -- pt. II: Considering the autonomy of technology. The autonomy of technology / Jacques Ellul -- Artifice and order / Langdon Winner -- The autonomy of technology / Joseph Pitt -- pt. III: Existential and phenomenological considerations. The question concerning technology / Martin Heidegger -- Man the technician / José Ortega y Gasset --- Focal things and practices / Albert Borgmann -- A phenomenology of technics / Don Ihde -- pt. IV: Critical theory. The new forms of control / Herbert Marcuse -- Technical progress and the social life-world / Jürgen Habermas -- The critical theory of technology / Andrew Feenberg -- pt. V: Pragmatic considerations. Science and society / John Dewey -- Technology and community life / Larry Hickman -- pt. VI: Feminist considerations. A cyborg manifesto : science, technology, and socialist-feminism in the late twentieth century / Donna Haraway -- Technological ethics in a different voice / Diane P. Michelfelder -- pt. VII: Technology and value in everyday life. Introduction -- The aesthetic drama of the ordinary / John McDermott -- Domestic technology : labour-saving or enslaving? / Judy Wajcman -- Some meanings of automobiles / Douglas Browning -- pt. VIII: Values and biotechnologies. Introduction -- How splendid technologies can go wrong / Daniel Callahan -- Genetics and reproductive risk : Can having children be immoral? / Laura M. Purdy -- Preventing a Brave New World / Leon Kass -- Ethical issues in human stem cell research : embryos and beyond / Inmaculada de Melo-Martín and Marin Gillis -- Food for thought / Nina V. Federoff and Nancy Marie Brown -- Value judgments and risk comparisons : the case of genetically engineered crops / Paul B. Thompson -- pt. IX: Urban values. Introduction -- The highway and the city / Lewis Mumford -- Designing cities and buildings as if they were ethical choices / Jessica Woolliams -- The local history of space / Steven Moore -- Community / Joseph Grange -- Urban ecological citizenship / Andrew Light -- pt. X: Environmental values. Introduction -- Why mow? / Michael Pollan -- Technology / Lori Gruen -- Environment, technology, and ethics / Rajni Kothari -- The conceptual foundations of the land ethic / J. Baird Callicott -- Deep ecology / Bill Devall and George Sessions -- Radical American environmentalism and wilderness preservation : a Third World critique / Ramachandra Guha -- Just garbage / Peter S. Wenz -- pt. XI: Immediate challenges : information technologies, technological systems, and the future of human values. Introduction -- Philosophy of information technology / Carl Mitcham -- Into the electronic millennium / Sven Birkerts -- Why I am not going to buy a computer / Wendell Berry -- In the age of the smart machine / Shoshana Zuboff -- The social life of information / John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid -- The quest for universal usability / Ben Shneiderman.
NotesWiley-Blackwellill., maps ; 26 cm.pt. I: Introductory considerations of technology. Toward a philosophy of technology / Hans Jonas -- Four philosophies of technology / Alan R. Drengson -- The relation of science and technology to human values / William W. Lowrance -- A collective of humans and nonhumans / Bruno Latour -- Technology and ethics / Kristin Shrader-Frechette -- pt. II: Considering the autonomy of technology. The autonomy of technology / Jacques Ellul -- Artifice and order / Langdon Winner -- The autonomy of technology / Joseph Pitt -- pt. III: Existential and phenomenological considerations. The question concerning technology / Martin Heidegger -- Man the technician / Jos
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