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

    By Stephen M. Downes

    Biologists, climate scientists and economists all rely on models to move their work forward. In this book, Stephen M. Downes explores the use of models in these and other fields to introduce readers to the various philosophical issues that arise in scientific modeling. Readers learn that paying…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Coping with Computers in the Cockpit book cover

    Coping with Computers in the Cockpit

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney Dekker, Erik Hollnagel

    First published in 1999, this volume examined how increasing cockpit automation in commercial fleets across the world has had a profound impact on the cognitive work that is carried out on the flight deck. Pilots have largely been transformed into supervisory controllers, managing a suite of human…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Question of Artificial Intelligence: Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    The Question of Artificial Intelligence

    Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Bloomfield

    Originally published in 1987 when Artificial Intelligence (AI) was one of the most hotly debated subjects of the moment; there was widespread feeling that it was a field whose ‘time had come’, that intelligent machines lay ‘just around the corner’. Moreover, with the onset of the revolution in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

  • The Societal Impact of Technology book cover

    The Societal Impact of Technology

    1st Edition

    By Savvas A. Katsikides

    Published in 1998. This text is concerned with research issues within the context of the emerging information age. The book draws together research which is devoted to key questions examining the relationship between the various and widely discussed developments of technological systems and their…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space book cover

    Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Bert-Jaap Koops

    Today, public space has become a fruitful venue for surveillance of many kinds. Emerging surveillance technologies used by governments, corporations, and even individual members of the public are reshaping the very nature of physical public space. Especially in urban environments, the ability of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society book cover

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Digital Ethics: Cases and Contexts book cover

    Understanding Digital Ethics

    Cases and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Beever, Rudy McDaniel, Nancy A. Stanlick

    Rapid changes in technology and the growing use of electronic media signal a need for understanding both clear and subtle ethical and social implications of the digital, and of specific digital technologies. Understanding Digital Ethics: Cases and Contexts is the first book to offer a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology: Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene book cover

    Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology

    Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Blok

    This book examines the work of Ernst Jünger and its effect on the development of Martin Heidegger’s influential philosophy of technology. Vincent Blok offers a unique treatment of Jünger’s philosophy and his conception of the age of technology, in which both world and man appear in terms of their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age book cover

    Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    1st Edition

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina book cover

    Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • 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

    Focusing 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 meaninglessness…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luciano Floridi

    Information and communication technology occupies a central place in the modern world, with society becoming increasingly dependent on it every day. It is therefore unsurprising that it has become a growing subject area in contemporary philosophy, which relies heavily on informational concepts. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

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