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Technology: Philosophical and Social Aspects (EPISTEME) Hardcover – November 4, by Joseph Agassi (Author)Cited by: Professor Ziman provides a coherent account of the different perspectives on science and technology that are normally studied under various disciplinary heads such as philosophy of science, sociology of science, and science policy.
It is intended for students embarking on courses in these subjects and assumes no special knowledge of any by: Information theory, cybernetics and the theory of finite automata are used to model learning-by-doing, bounded rationality, routine behavior, and the formation of teams.
The non-neoclassical characterization of production developed philosophical and social aspects book this book ignores the usual quantitative relationships between inputs and.
Get this from a library. Technology, philosophical and social aspects. [Joseph Agassi]. Technology 7 EDITORIAL PREFACE This is a distinguished contribution to the philosophy and sociol-ogy of technology by one of the pioneers in these fields.
The latter are comparatively new and they are not being cultivated vigorously enough. An Introduction to Science Studies: The Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science and Technology. Professor Ziman provides a Technology account of the different perspectives on science and technology that are normally studied under various disciplinary heads such as philosophy of science, sociology of science, and science policy/5(8).
A pioneer in the philosophy of technology, Feenberg demonstrates the continuing vitality of the critical theory of the Frankfurt School. He calls into question the anti-technological stance commonly associated with its theoretical legacy and argues that technology contains potentialities that could be developed as the basis for an alternative form of modern by: Sociological and Philosophical Aspects of Human Interaction with Technology: Advancing Concepts presents a careful blend of conceptual, theoretical and applied research in regards to the relationship between technology and humans.
This book explores the importance of these interactions, aspects related with trust, communication, data protection. In response to the volume of information available to us that technology has wrought (a subject of a book on this list), the format in which I read has evolved from print to eBooks and, now, audio.
As technology moves from Author: Narain Jashanmal. An Introduction to Science Studies: The Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science and Technology. The purpose of this book is to give a coherent account of the different perspectives on science and technology that are normally studied under various disciplinary heads such as philosophy of science, sociology of science and science policy.
The Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology (AHSAT) Book Series seeks to explore the ways in which society and human beings have been affected by technology and how the technological revolution has changed the way we conduct our lives as well as our behavior.
Addresses the expanding scope and unprecedented impact of technologies, in order to improve the critical understanding of the conceptual nature and practical consequences, and hence provide the conceptual foundations for their fruitful and sustainable developments.
The history of technology is often troubled by good ideas that do not, for one reason or another, take off right away--sometimes for millennia. Sometimes, technology comes to a standstill, and sometimes, it even reverses itself.
Thus, unlike science, which seems to proceed at a reasonable and calm rate, the progress of technology is difficult to theorize about.5/5(1).
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An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, Second Edition reflects the latest advances in the field while continuing to provide students with a road map to the complex interdisciplinary terrain of science and technology studies.
Distinctive in its attention to both the underlying philosophical and sociological aspects of science and technology Explores core. Technology in Society is an international journal devoted to the global discourse at the intersection of technological change and the social, economic, business and philosophical transformation of the world around around us.
The goal of the journal is to provide scholarship that enables decision-makers to thoughtfully and intentionally engage. This book makes it thrilling to teach the philosophy of technology. Its guiding issue is not whether but how technology affects social life, and in what forms. It shows that few of today's pressing social issues, from educational policy to genetically modified foods, can be meaningfully addressed without understanding the philosophy of technology/5(4).
An Introduction to Science Studies: The Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science and Technology John M. Ziman Professor Ziman provides a coherent account of the different perspectives on science and technology that are normally studied under various disciplinary heads such as philosophy of science, sociology of science, and science policy.
Explores how social and technical issues interact in information technology, with an emphasis on ethical issues.
This is an undergraduate version of CSE CSE Social Aspects of Technology and Science. Studies the complex relations between society, technology and. Science, Technology and Society: A Philosophical Perspective this book focuses on the philosophical perspective.
It attends From this angle, the analysis considers some aspects of the “social turn” and, as is usual in philosophy, it includes the component of critical Size: 2MB. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.xi, p.: 24 cm. An introduction to science studies: the philosophical and social aspects of science and technologyPages: The philosophy of technology is a sub-field of philosophy that studies the nature of technology and its social effects.
Philosophical discussion of questions relating to technology (or its Greek ancestor techne) dates back to the very dawn of Western philosophy. The phrase "philosophy of technology" was first used in the late 19th century by German-born .