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By Joseph C. Pitt (auth.), Joseph C. Pitt (eds.)

In this assortment we ultimately locate the philosophy of know-how, a tender and swiftly constructing quarter of scholarly curiosity, making touch with background of technological know-how and know-how, and mainstream epistemological and metaphysical concerns. The sophistication of those papers shows the adulthood of the sector because it strikes clear of the advocacy of anti-technology ideological posturing towards a deeper figuring out of the choices and restraints technological advancements supply.
The papers provided right here take us over a threshold into the true international of complex social and technological interactions the place technology and paintings are proven to be crucial to our realizing of technological switch, and technological options are visible as configuring our wisdom of the area and establishing up new chances for human improvement. With its wealthy ancient base, this quantity should be of curiosity to all scholars fascinated by the interactions between know-how, society, and philosophy.

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