Philosophy of Technology Products

  • Poetry and the Anthropocene

    Ecology, biology and technology in contemporary British and Irish poetry

    By Sam Solnick

    This book asks what it means to write poetry in and about the Anthropocene, the name given to a geological epoch where humans have a global ecological impact. Combining critical approaches such as ecocriticism and posthumanism with close reading and archival research, it argues that the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    Edited by Rik Peels

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • European Posthumanism

    Edited by Stefan Herbrechter, Ivan Callus, Manuela Rossini

    In literary studies and beyond, ‘theory’ and its aftermaths have arguably been over-influenced by US- and UK-based institutions, publishers, journals, and academics. Yet the influence of theory in its Anglo-American forms has remained reliant on Continental European ideas. Similar patterns can be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    By Michel Puech

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or the familiar noise of an antique vacuum cleaner.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Technology

    An Introduction for Technology and Business Students

    By Maarten J Verkerk, Jan Hoogland, Jan van der Stoep, Marc J. de Vries

    Philosophy of Technology: An introduction for technology and business students is an accessible guide to technology’s changes , their ubiquitousness, and the many questions these raise. Designed for those with no philosophical background in mind, it is ideal for technology and engineering students…

    Paperback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge

  • Standardization in Measurement

    Philosophical, Historical and Sociological Issues

    Edited by Oliver Schlaudt, Lara Huber

    The application of standard measurement is a cornerstone of modern science. In this collection of essays, standardization of procedure, units of measurement and the epistemology of standardization are addressed by specialists from sociology, history and the philosophy of science.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

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