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By Benjamin Nelson (auth.), Robert S. Cohen, Marx W. Wartofsky (eds.)

This 3rd quantity of Boston experiences within the Philosophy of technological know-how comprises papers that are established upon Colloquia from 1964 to 1966. in general, they've been considerably converted next to presentation and dialogue. once more we submit paintings which works past technical research of medical theories and causes so that it will contain philo­ sophical reflections upon the heritage of technology and in addition upon the nonetheless not easy interactions among metaphysics and technological know-how. The philo­ sophical heritage of medical rules has more and more been famous as a part of the philosophy of technology, and also the cultural context of the genesis of such rules. there's no institution or perspective to be taken as de­ fining the scope or standards of our Colloquium, and so we search to less than­ stand either analytic and old facets of technology. This quantity, because the past , constitutes a considerable a part of our ultimate report back to the U. S. nationwide technology beginning, which has persisted its aid of the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of technology by way of a supply to Boston college. That record may be concluded through a subse­ quent quantity of those stories. it's a excitement to list our because of the root for its self assurance and money. We commit this e-book to the reminiscence of Norwood Russell Hanson. in this educational 12 months of 1966-67, this liked and extraordinary American thinker participated in our Colloquium, and he did so before.

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