Springer Verlag (2016)

Anthonie Meijers
Eindhoven University of Technology
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 of papers under the title The empirical turn in the philosophy of technology, in which they called for a reorientation toward the practice of engineering, and sketched the likely benefits for philosophy of technology of pursuing its major questions in an empirically informed way. The essays in this volume fall apart in two different kinds. One kind follows up on The empirical turn discussion about what the philosophy of technology is all about. It continues the search for the identity of the philosophy of technology by asking what comes after the empirical turn. The other kind of essays follows the call for an empirical turn in the philosophy of technology by showing how it may be realized with regard to particular topics. Together these essays offer the reader an overview of the state of the art of an empirically informed philosophy of technology and of various views on the empirical turn as a stepping stone into the future of the philosophy of technology.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Buy this book $37.99 new   Amazon page
ISBN(s) 9783319337166   3319815822   3319337165
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33717-3
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 68,944
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
Chapters BETA

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No Escape From the Technosystem?Simon Susen - 2019 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 46 (6):734-782.

View all 7 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Sociotechnical Systems.Maarten Franssen & Peter Kroes - 2012 - In Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen Friis, Stig Andur Pedersen & Vincent F. Hendricks (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology. Wiley-Blackwell.
Reply to Critics: The Dual Nature of Technical Artifacts.Peter Kroes & Anthonie Meijers - 2002 - Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 6 (2):110-116.
Philosophy of Technology After the Empirical Turn.Philip Brey - 2010 - Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 14 (1):36-48.
American Philosophy of Technology: The Empirical Turn.Philip Brey - 2001 - Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Accompanying Technology: Philosophy of Technology After the Ethical Turn.Peter-Paul Verbeek - 2010 - Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 14 (1):49-54.


Added to PP index

Total views
31 ( #365,834 of 2,498,159 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #282,957 of 2,498,159 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes