Philosophy and technology; readings in the philosophical problems of technology, edited with an introduction by Carl Mitcham and Robert Mackey.

; Mackey, Robert, compiler
New York, Free Press [1972] .

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Other Authors Mackey, Robert,
Subjects Filosofische aspecten.
Technologie -- Philosophie.
Technology -- Philosophy.
Description ix, 399 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-389).
Contents PREFACE; Introduction: Technology as a Philosophical Problem / Carl Mitcham and Robert Mackey. I. CONCEPTUAL ISSUES: Pure science, applied science, and technology: an attempt at definitions / James K. Feibleman -- The structure of thinking in technology / Henryk Skolimowski -- The social character of technological problems: comments on Skolimowski's paper / I.C. Jarvie -- Technology and the structure of knowledge / I.C. Jarvie -- Toward a philosophy of technology / Mario Bunge -- Technics and the nature of man / Lewis Mumford -- The technological order / Jacques Ellul. II. ETHICAL AND POLITICAL CRITIQUES. Technology and wisdom / Emmanuel G. Mesthene -- How technology will shape the future / Emmanuel G. Mesthene -- Commandments in the atomic age / Günther Anders -- Humanism in an age of science and technology / Richard M. Weaver -- The abolition of man / C.S. Lewis -- Technology and politics / Nathan Rotenstreich -- Democratic theory: ontology and technology / C.B. Macpherson -- Pursuit of happiness and lust for power in technological society / Yves R. Simon -- Technology and empire / George Grant. III. RELIGIOUS CRITIQUES. Man and machine / Nicholas Berdyaev -- Christianity and the machine age / Eric Gill -- The churches in a changing world / R.A. Buchanan -- Technology and man: a Christian view / W. Norris Clarke -- The historical roots of our ecologic crisis / Lynn White, Jr. IV. TWO EXISTENTIALIST CRITIQUES. Technology as the mobilization of the world through the Gestalt of the worker / Ernst Jünger -- Thoughts on technology / José Ortega y Gasset. V. METAPHYSICAL STUDIES. Technology in its proper sphere / Friedrich Dessauer -- The practical uses of theory / Hans Jonas -- The Aristotelian versus the Heideggerian approach to the problem of technology / Webster F. Hood. NOTES. SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY. INDEX.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)488146
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WorldCat Identities Mitcham, Carl,
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