Sean F. Johnston
University of Glasgow
This concluding chapter of _Techno-Fixers: Origins and Implications of Technological Faith_ examines the widespread overconfidence in present-day and proposed 'technological fixes', and provides guidelines - social, ethical and technical - for soberly assessing candidate technological solutions for societal problems.
Keywords technological fix  futurism  forecasting  philosophy of technology  environmental ethics
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