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By Lyle V. Anderson (auth.), Paul T. Durbin (eds.)

The corps of philosophers who make up the Society for Philosophy & expertise has now been taking part, in a single style or one other, for nearly fifteen years. additionally, the variety of philosophers, world-wide, who've started to concentration their analytical abilities on know-how and similar social difficulties grows more and more each year. {It will surely swell the ranks if them all joined the Society!) it kind of feels greater than ap­ propriate, during this context, to post a miscellaneous quantity that em­ phasizes the intense variety and variety of up to date contribu­ tions to the philosophical figuring out of the really advanced phenomenon that's sleek know-how. My thank you, once more, to the nameless referees who accomplish that a lot to keep up criteria for the sequence. And thank you additionally to the secretaries - Mary Imperatore and Dorothy Milsom - within the Philosophy division on the collage of Delaware; their typing and retyping of the MSS, and particularly notes and references, additionally contributes to protecting our criteria excessive. PAUL T. DURBIN vii Paul T. Durbin (ed.), Philosophy ofT echnology, p. vii.

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