A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology

A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology

Editor(s): Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, Vincent F. Hendricks

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405146012

Online ISBN: 9781444310795

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310795

About this Book

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 for use both as a full introduction to the field or an encyclopedic reference
  • Draws on original essays from leading interdisciplinary scholars
  • Features the most up-to-date and cutting edge research in the interdisciplinary fields of philosophy, technology, and their broader intellectual environments

Table of contents

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    1. Introduction (pages 1–3)

      Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen and Vincent F. Hendricks

  1. Part I: History of Technology

  2. Part II: Technology and Science

    1. Chapter 11

      Technological Knowledge (pages 70–74)

      Anthonie W. M. Meijers and Marc J. de Vries

  3. Part III: Technology and Philosophy

    1. Chapter 28

      Technological Artifacts (pages 165–171)

      Peter-Paul Verbeek and Pieter E. Vermaas

  4. Part IV: Technology and Environment

  5. Part V: Technology and Politics

  6. Part VI: Technology and Ethics

    1. Chapter 86

      Value-Sensitive Design (pages 477–480)

      Jeroen van der Hoven and Noemi Manders-Huits

  7. Part VII: Technology and the Future

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