Philosophies of the Environment and Technology (Research in Philosophy and Technology)



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ContributionsM.P. Banchetti-Robino (Editor), D.E. Marietta (Editor), L. Embree (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages388
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Open LibraryOL8031905M
ISBN 100762304391
ISBN 109780762304394

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  In response to the volume of information available to us that technology has wrought (a subject of a book on this list), the format in which I read has evolved from print to .   Lawrence Torcello, Rochester Institute of Technology. More than 2, academics, including philosophers and ethicists, are urging global leaders .

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Marietta, Lester E. Embree. In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse.

All the contributors share the intuition that technology and the environment overlap in ways that are relevant in both philosophical and practical terms. In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse.

All the contributors share the intuition that technology and the environment overlap in ways that are relevant in both philosophical and practical by: 1. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse.

All the contributors share the intuition that technology and the environment overlap in ways that are relevant in both philosophical and practical terms. Contributions by prominent scholars examining the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of Philosophies of the Environment and Technology book.

Environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology have taken divergent paths despite their common interest in examining human modification of the natural world.

Yet philosophers from each field have a lot to contribute to the other. Environmental issues inevitably. Four strands of research in the philosophy of technology have made important contributions to environmental philosophy. First, critical theory of technology emphasizes the environmentally exploitative tendencies of capitalist technological innovation.

Second, phenomenologyhas examined how technologies shapeperception and orientation to the world with implications for our treatment of and. Philosophy of technology is, thus, a significant subordinate to any adequate philosophy of the environment. In this sense, an ethical (wise) relationship to environments ought to be mainly expressed as a general conception of good (wise) technological behavior, a definition of appropriate behavior to which technology is responsive.

Environmental philosophy is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with the natural environment and humans' place within it. questions raised by science and technology, environmental justice, and climate change. The Environmental Ethics and Policy Book, Wadsworth Publishing Company. An International Thomson Publishing Company.

Climate Change and Philosophy presents ten original essays by an international team of expert contributors, exploring the important contribution philosophical inquiry can make to contemporary debates to do with climate change and the global environment. Examining this hugely topical issue through the lens of environmental philosophy, political theory, philosophy of technology, philosophy of.

The key term of his philosophy is “deep ecology”, which describes one of two main environmental approaches Næss recognized in current environmental efforts.

In his view, activities as recycling or car efficiency provide only technological fixes and therefore they are a part of “shallow ecology” that cannot solve the ecological crisis.

Ethics and Philosophy of the Environment: A Brief Review of the Major Literature Eric Katz New Jersey Institute of Technology The literature of environmental philosophy and environmental ethics has a long history.

The earliest recorded Western philosophy-the Milesian school-concerned the proper understanding of the natural nonhuman world. David M. Kaplan, ed. Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment.

Published: J David M. Kaplan, ed., Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment, MIT. aware of the environment created by a technology or medium. Art as an anti-environment is an indispensable means of perception, for environments, as such, are imperceptible.

The philosophy of technology is a sub-field of philosophy that studies the nature of technology and its social effects.

Philosophical discussion of questions relating to technology (or its Greek ancestor techne) dates back to the very dawn of Western philosophy.

The phrase "philosophy of technology" was first used in the late 19th century by German-born philosopher and geographer Ernst Kapp. Related to the conception of technology as a human cultural product is the approach to philosophy of technology that reflects on and criticizes the social and environmental impact of technology.

As an examination of how technology affects society, this approach lies at the intersection of philosophy and sociology, rather than lying squarely. 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 or specialists who want to learn to think critically about how their work influences society.

Laura Westra is professor emerita of philosophy at the University of Windsor and the author or editor of numerous books, including An Environmental Proposal for Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, ), Faces of Environmental Racism (Rowman & Littlefield, ), Perspectives on Ecological Integrity (Kluwer), The Greeks and the Environment (Rowman & Littlefield, ) and Technology and Values.

environmental philosophy. It soon became possible to classify environmental philosophies in terms of various positions or movements: for example, wise use, Social Ecology, ecofeminist, the land ethic, Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Next book.

Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life by Albert Borgmann, a philosopher who studied briefly under Heidegger. It was published and is definitely one of the foundational texts in philosophy of technology.

Its chief contribution was. Research in Philosophy and Technology: Technology and Everyday Life v. 14 by Frederick Ferre,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment Topics: Computing and Processing ; General Topics for Engineers Book Type: MIT Press Online ISBN: Author(s): David M.

Kaplan IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Other articles where Environmental ethics is discussed: anthropocentrism: Prior to the emergence of environmental ethics as an academic field, conservationists such as John Muir and Aldo Leopold argued that the natural world has an intrinsic value, an approach informed by aesthetic appreciation of nature’s beauty, as well as an ethical rejection of a purely exploitative valuation of the.

Philosophy Of Technology Books Showing of The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology (Paperback) by. Langdon Winner (shelved 4 times as philosophy-of-technology) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

the relations between science and philosophy, science and technology, and between philosophy and technology. He reviews the historical side of this tri-relation and discusses contemporary philosophical conceptions that analyzed it. The author ends up by asserting the importance of reestablishing the relation between science and technology, from.

Philosophy of Technology-Val Dusek Ideal for undergraduate students in philosophy and science studies, Philosophy of Technology offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of a subject vital to our time. An up-to-date, accessible overview of the philosophy of technology, defining technology and its characteristics.

Also saw the publication of a book by an American United Methodist theologian John B. Cobb (9 February -) titled "Is It Too Late. A Theology of Ecology." InAustralian philosopher Richard Sylvan (December - June ) presented a paper at the 15th World Congress of Philosophy "Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental.

Anthropocentrism, philosophical viewpoint arguing that human beings are the central or most significant entities in the world.

This is a basic belief embedded in many Western religions and philosophies. Anthropocentrism regards humans as separate from and superior to nature and holds that human life has intrinsic value while other entities (including animals, plants, mineral resources, and so.

Understanding our Environment and Environmental Ethics and Philosophy is often viewed as initiating the environmental movement. Her book documented the tragic effects of DDT on birds. World views and Ethical Perspectives Appropriate Technology~~> Technology that does the least harm to human society and the environment.

Cheap and easy. Andrew Light is a professor of applied philosophy at NYU and a possible editor for a series in environmental philosophy. The aesthetics of everyday life, originally developed by Henri Lefebvre and other modernist theorists, is an extension of traditional aesthetics, usually confined to works of art.

Climate Change: Corporate Social Responsibility Words | 11 Pages. They can perceive incentives policy from conventional when they practice the responsibility for the development of society throughout such as creating new job, ensuring working safety, transforming from old technology to clean one, diminishing carbon emission and finding a solution for environmental life.The topics of the philosophy of technology are varied.

In this book there is discussion of the relation of philosophy of science and its recent develop-ments to the philosophy of technology (chapter 1).

There is a brief discus-sion of the nature of definition and various proposed definitions of technology (chapter 2).Kieran Setiya is a professor of philosophy within the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) who explores questions of ethics (including climate change ethics), epistemology, and the philosophy of mind.

He is the author of two books: "Reasons without Rationalism" and "Knowing Right From Wrong.".