. . . Dr. Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic perspective to major technological developments, both past and present. --Science Books & Films Don Ihde is a pleasure to read. . . . The material is full of nice suggestions and details, empirical materials, fun variations which engage the reader in the work . . . the overall points almost sneak up on you, they are so gently and gradually offered. --John Compton A sophisticated celebration of cultural diversity and of its enabling technologies. . . . perhaps the best single volume relating the philosophical tradition to the broad issues raised by contemporary technologies. --Choice . . . important and challenging . . . --Review of Metaphysics . . . a range of rich historical, cultural, philosophical, and psychological insights, woven together in an intriguing and clear exposition . . . The book is really a pleasure to read, for its style, immense learning and sanity. --Teaching Philosophy The role of tools and instruments in our relation to the earth and the ways in which technologies are culturally embedded provide the foci of this thought-provoking book.
Author : Don Ihde Release : 1990 Publisher : Philosophy of Technology ISBN : File Size : 60.18 MB Format : PDF, Docs Download : 936 Read : 1080