Philosophy: Philosophy of Technology

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Moved by Machines: Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Moved by Machines

    Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Given the rapid development of new technologies such as smart devices, robots, and artificial intelligence and their impact on the lives of people and on society, it is important and urgent to construct conceptual frameworks that help us to understand and evaluate them. Benefiting from tendencies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences: Unnatural Kinds book cover

    Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences

    Unnatural Kinds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Bursten

    This volume launches a new series of contemporary conversations about scientific classification. Most philosophical conversations about kinds have focused centrally or solely on natural kinds, that is, kinds whose existence is not dependent on the scientific process of synthesis. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Future of Work, Technology, and Basic Income book cover

    The Future of Work, Technology, and Basic Income

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cholbi, Michael Weber

    Technological advances in computerization and robotics threaten to eliminate countless jobs from the labor market in the near future. These advances have reignited the debate about universal basic income. The essays in this collection offer unique and compelling perspectives on the ever-changing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access): Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects book cover

    Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access)

    Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi, Casey D. McCoy

    This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biology,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science.  Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Nanotechnology and Its Governance book cover

    Nanotechnology and Its Governance

    1st Edition

    By Arie Rip

    This book charts the development of nanotechnology in relation to society from the early years of the twenty-first century. It offers a sustained analysis of the life of nanotechnology, from the laboratory to society, from scientific promises to societal governance, and attempts to modulate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science book cover

    Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science

    1st Edition

    By Robert Frodeman

    This book offers an interdisciplinary account of the role of science and technology in contemporary culture, culminating in a social-political and philosophical critique of transhumanism. Its central claim is that it is past time to restrain the runaway ambitions of technoscientific knowledge. The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Object-Oriented Cartography: Maps as Things book cover

    Object-Oriented Cartography

    Maps as Things, 1st Edition

    By Tania Rossetto

    Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Understanding Digital Events: Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital book cover

    Understanding Digital Events

    Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kreps

    This book introduces an events-based approach to understanding digital experience. Focusing on the event-ontologies of Bergson and Whitehead’s process metaphysics, it explores subjective experience and objective reality as unified ‘events’ in the form of concrete slabs of existence. Such slabs are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History and Philosophy of Science book cover

    The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History and Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Herring, Kevin Jones, Konstantin S. Kiprijanov, Laura M Sellers

    Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (iHPS) is commonly understood as the study of science from a combined historical and philosophical perspective. Yet, since its gradual formation as a research field, the question of how to suitably integrate both perspectives remains open. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

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