Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences

Written By Anonim
Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2009
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
  • Pages : 1472 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences written by Anonim which was release on 27 November 2009, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and of technical artifacts, as well as the toolbox of engineers. Most of these have thus far not been analyzed in general philosophy of science, which has traditionally but inadequately regarded technology as mere applied science and focused on physics, biology, mathematics and the social sciences. • First comprehensive philosophical handbook on technology and the engineering sciences • Unparalleled in scope including explorative articles • In depth discussion of technical artifacts and their ontology • Provides extensive analysis of the nature of engineering design • Focuses in detail on the role of models in technology

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-11-27
  • Total pages : 1472
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : The Handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences addresses numerous issues in the emerging field of the philosophy of those sciences that are involved in the technological process of designing, developing and making of new technical artifacts and systems. These issues include the nature of design, of technological knowledge, and ...

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Technology

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Technology
  • Author : Shannon Vallor
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 696
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Technology gives readers a view into this increasingly vital and urgently needed domain of philosophical understanding, offering an in-depth collection of leading and emerging voices in the philosophy of technology. The thirty-two contributions in this volume cut across and connect diverse philosophical traditions and ...

The Role of Technology in Science Philosophical Perspectives

The Role of Technology in Science  Philosophical Perspectives
  • Author : Sven Ove Hansson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This edited volume explores the interplay between philosophies in a wide-ranging analysis of how technological applications in science inform our systems of thought. Beginning with a historical background, the volume moves on to explore a host of topics, such as the uses of technology in scientific observations and experiments, the ...

Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn

Philosophy of Technology after the Empirical Turn
  • Author : Maarten Franssen,Pieter E. Vermaas,Peter Kroes,Anthonie W.M. Meijers
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This volume features 16 essays on the philosophy of technology that discuss its identity, its position in philosophy in general, and the role of empirical studies in philosophical analyses of engineering ethics and engineering practices. This volume is published about fifteen years after Peter Kroes and Anthonie Meijers published a collection ...

Pre university Engineering Education

Pre university Engineering Education
  • Author : Marc J. de Vries,Lena Gumaelius,Inga-Brit Skogh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-28
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Pre-university engineering education has become the topic of increasing interest in technology education circles. It can provide content for the E in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, which is in the interest of technology educators at different educational levels as it builds the bridge between them and the ...

Philosophy of Technology Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Philosophy of Technology  Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide
  • Author : Oxford University Press
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Total pages : 28
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. ...

Philosophy and Engineering Reflections on Practice Principles and Process

Philosophy and Engineering  Reflections on Practice  Principles and Process
  • Author : Diane P Michelfelder,Natasha McCarthy,David E. Goldberg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-01-13
  • Total pages : 431
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Building on the breakthrough text Philosophy and Engineering: An Emerging Agenda, this book offers 30 chapters covering conceptual and substantive developments in the philosophy of engineering, along with a series of critical reflections by engineering practitioners. The volume demonstrates how reflective engineering can contribute to a better understanding of engineering identity ...

Romanian Studies in Philosophy of Science

Romanian Studies in Philosophy of Science
  • Author : Ilie Pȃrvu,Gabriel Sandu,Iulian D. Toader
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-29
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book presents a collection of studies by Romanian philosophers, addressing foundational issues currently debated in contemporary philosophy of science. It offers a historical survey of the tradition of scientific philosophy in Romania. It examines some problems in the foundations of logic, mathematics, linguistics, the natural and social sciences. Among ...

Philosophical Logical and Scientific Perspectives in Engineering

Philosophical  Logical and Scientific Perspectives in Engineering
  • Author : Zekâi Şen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-14
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book highlights and explains the significance of philosophical, logical, and scientific principles for engineering education/training and engineering works. In so doing, it aims to help to rectify the neglect of philosophy and logic in current education and training programs, which emphasize analytical and numerical methods at the expense ...

Technical Artefacts Creations of Mind and Matter

Technical Artefacts  Creations of Mind and Matter
  • Author : Peter Kroes
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-05-24
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book presents an attempt to understand the nature of technical artefacts and the way they come into being. Its primary focus is the kind of technical artefacts designed and produced by modern engineering. In spite of their pervasive influence on human thinking and doing, and therefore on the modern ...

Epistemology and Natural Philosophy in the 18th Century

Epistemology and Natural Philosophy in the 18th Century
  • Author : Danilo Capecchi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Total pages : 567
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This book documents the process of transformation from natural philosophy, which was considered the most important of the sciences until the early modern era, into modern disciplines such as mathematics, physics, natural history, chemistry, medicine and engineering. It focuses on the 18th century, which has often been considered uninteresting for ...

The Good Life in a Technological Age

The Good Life in a Technological Age
  • Author : Philip Brey,Adam Briggle,Edward Spence
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Modern technology has changed the way we live, work, play, communicate, fight, love, and die. Yet few works have systematically explored these changes in light of their implications for individual and social welfare. How can we conceptualize and evaluate the influence of technology on human well-being? Bringing together scholars from ...

Philosophy of Engineering East and West

Philosophy of Engineering  East and West
  • Author : Carl Mitcham,Bocong LI,Byron Newberry,Baichun ZHANG
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Total pages : 333
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : This co-edited volume compares Chinese and Western experiences of engineering, technology, and development. In doing so, it builds a bridge between the East and West and advances a dialogue in the philosophy of engineering. Divided into three parts, the book starts with studies on epistemological and ontological issues, with a ...

The Future of Engineering

The Future of Engineering
  • Author : Albrecht Fritzsche,Sascha Julian Oks
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-02
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : In a world permeated by digital technology, engineering is involved in every aspect of human life. Engineers address a wider range of design problems than ever before, raising new questions and challenges regarding their work, as boundaries between engineering, management, politics, education and art disappear in the face of comprehensive ...

Philosophy and Engineering An Emerging Agenda

Philosophy and Engineering  An Emerging Agenda
  • Author : Ibo van de Poel,David E. Goldberg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-03-11
  • Total pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9780080930749
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Summary : Whereas science, technology, and medicine have all called forth dedicated philosophical investigations, a fourth major contributor to the technoscientific world in which we all live - that is, engineering - has been accorded almost none of the philosophical attention it deserves. This volume thus offers a first characterisation of this ...