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  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, technology and the politics of spirit

    By Ross Abbinnett

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the work of Bernard Stiegler, one of the most influential living social and political philosophers of the twenty-first century. Focusing on Stiegler’s thought on hyperindustrial societies and the development of technological systems through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Climate Engineering

    Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice

    By Toby Svoboda

    This book analyzes major ethical issues surrounding the use of climate engineering, particularly solar radiation management (SRM) techniques, which have the potential to reduce some risks of anthropogenic climate change but also carry their own risks of harm and injustice. The book argues that we…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology 

    Edited by Ron Broglio, Frederick Young

    Technology and animals often serve as the boundaries by which we define the human. In this issue contributors explore these categories as necessary supplements or as porous membranes which disturb the scaffolding of how the human is constructed. A lingering question throughout is whether we have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A History of Technoscience

    Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology

    By David F. Channell

    Are science and technology independent of one another? Is technology dependent upon science, and if so, how is it dependent? Is science dependent upon technology, and if so, how is it dependent? Or, are science and technology becoming so interdependent that the line dividing them has become totally…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Environments of Intelligence

    From natural information to artificial interaction

    By Hajo Greif

    What is the role of the environment, and of the information it provides, in cognition? More specifically, may there be a role for certain artefacts to play in this context? These are questions that motivate "4E" theories of cognition (as being embodied, embedded, extended, enactive). In his take on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology

    Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Research Objects in their Technological Setting

    Edited by Bernadette Bensaude Vincent, Sacha Loeve, Alfred Nordmann, Astrid Schwarz

    What kind of stuff is the world made of? What is the nature or substance of things? These are ontological questions, and they are usually answered with respect to the objects of science. The objects of technoscience tell a different story that concerns the power, promise and potential of things –…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Reasoning in Measurement

    Edited by Nicola Mößner, Alfred Nordmann

    This collection offers a new understanding of the epistemology of measurement. The interdisciplinary volume explores how measurements are produced, for example, in astronomy and seismology, in studies of human sexuality and ecology, in brain imaging and intelligence testing. It considers…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

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