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Technology and the good life?

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: I PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY TODAY 17
1. Borgmann's Philosophy of Technology 19
David Strong and Eric Higgs
2. Philosophy of Technology. Retrospective and
Prospective Views 38
Paul T Durbin
II EVALUATING FOCAL THINGS 51
3. Focal Things and Focal Practices 55
Lawrence Haworth
4. Technology and Nostalgia 70
Gordon G. BrittanJr.
5. Focaltechnics, Pragmatechnics, and the Reform
of Technology 89
Larry Hickman
6. Borgmann's Unzeitgemisse Betrachtungen:
On the Prepolitical Conditions of a Politics of Place 106
Andrew Light
7. On Character and Technology 126
Carl Mitcham
III THEORY IN THE SERVICE OF PRACTICE 149
8. The Moving Image: Between Devices and Things 153
Phillip R. Fandozzi
9. Farming as Focal Practice 166
Paul B. Thompson
10. Design and the Reform of Technology:
Venturing Out into the Open 182
Jesse S. Tatum
11. Nature by Design 195
Eric Higgs
IV EXTENSIONS AND CONTROVERSIES 213
12. Technological Ethics in a Different Voice 219
Diane P Michelfelder
13. Crossing the Postmodern Divide with
Borgmann, or Adventures in Cyberspace 234
Douglas Kellner
14. Technology and Temporal Ambiguity 256
Mora Campbell
15. Trapped in Consumption: Modern Social Structure
and the Entrenchment of the Device 271
Thomas Michael Power
16. From Essentialism to Constructivism: Philosophy of
Technology at the Crossroads 294
Andrew Feenberg
17. Philosophy in the Service of Things 316
David Strong
V POSTSCRIPT 339
18. Reply to My Critics 341
Albert Borgmann
Afterword 371
Index 375.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
303.48/3
Library of Congress
T14 .T386 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 392 p. ;
Number of pages
392

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6775827M
Internet Archive
technologygoodli0000unse
ISBN 10
0226333868, 0226333876
LC Control Number
00008237
Goodreads
2713399
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