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  • 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

  • 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

  • Technologies of Being in Martin Heidegger

    Nearness, Metaphor and the Question of Education in Digital Times, 1st Edition

    By Anna Kouppanou

    Technologies of Being in Martin Heidegger attempts to deepen the dialogue between philosophy of education and philosophy of technology, while engaging with the thought of Heidegger, Jacques Derrida and Bernard Stiegler. Through a critical reading of Heidegger’s central notion of nearness, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, Technology and the Politics of Spirit, 1st Edition

    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 society and the development of technological systems through which the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Critique: Future Imperfect

  • Technology Assessment in Practice and Theory

    1st Edition

    By Armin Grunwald

    Technological advance affects almost all areas of human life. Rapid digitization, increased mobility, new biotechnologies, and nanotechnology deeply influence, amongst others, industrial production, entertainment, work, military affairs, and individual life. Besides overwhelmingly positive effects…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    1st Edition

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Ethics for Robots

    How to Design a Moral Algorithm, 1st Edition

    By Derek Leben

    Ethics for Robots describes and defends a method for designing and evaluating ethics algorithms for autonomous machines, such as self-driving cars and search and rescue drones. Derek Leben argues that such algorithms should be evaluated by how effectively they accomplish the problem of cooperation…

    Paperback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Poetry and the Anthropocene

    Ecology, biology and technology in contemporary British and Irish poetry, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology , 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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