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    Building Perfectionist Ethics into Action-theoretic Accounts of Function: A Beginner’s Guide.Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow - 2024 - Philosophy and Technology 37 (1):1-5.
    In her paper “Human Flourishing and Technology Affordances”, Avigail Ferdman argues that our descriptions and analyses of the relationship between digital technology, and the capacities approach to human flourishing, can be enriched by building ‘affordances’ into those descriptions and analyses. This commentary article serves as a supplement to Ferdman’s paper. Here I argue that, in building affordances into the capacities approach, Ferdman has developed the foundations of a method by which perfectionist ethics can be built into action-theoretic accounts of technical (...)
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    What Art Does: Using Philosophy of Technology to Talk about Art.Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow - 2023 - Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The question of what and how artworks mean things is conventionally satisfied by appealing to literature from either philosophy of art or philosophy of language. This book offers an alternative by positioning art as a type of meaning-making tool whose function can only be understood through the application of the philosophy of technology.
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