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Technology and the Lifeworld : From Garden To Earth (90 Edition)

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"... Dr. Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic perspective to major technological developments, both past and present." --Science Books and 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.

Book News Annotation:

Avoiding the extremes of both utopian and dystopian interpretations of technology, Ihde (philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook) draws from a wide background of interdisciplinary and scientific studies in his focus on human-technology relations and the cultural embeddedness of technologies.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"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

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Entry Level

1. From Garden to Earth

2. Technology and the Lifeworld

3. Lifeworld: Praxis and Perception

Heidegger's Hammer

Husserl's Galileo

Merleau-Ponty's Father

4. Adam and Galileo

Lifeworld Technics: Time Perception

Lifeworld Technics: Space Perception

Artifacts and Technofacts

5. Program One: A Phenomenology of Technics

Technics Embodied

Hermeneutic Technics

Alterity Relations

Background Relations

Horizontal Phenomena

Eve and the Spaceship

Dreams of Totalization

6. Program Two: Cultural Hermeneutics

Technology Transfer: Technologies as Cultural Instruments

Neocolonialism as the Failure of Tranfer

"Controlling" Technology

Techology-Culture Embeddedness as Multistable

The Varieties of Technological Experience

Adam and Eve's Culinary Revolution

7. Program Three: Lifeworld Shapes

Pluriculturality

Decisional Burden

Materializing the Conceptual

Oscillatory Phenomena

8. Epilogue: The Earth Inherited

Stwardship Recommendations for the Inherited Earth

To Conserve the Earth

Demythologizing (and Demasculinizing)

Technological Science

Galileo in the Kitchen

Concluding Postscript on Technological Science

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253205605
Author:
Ihde, Don
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Author:
Ihde, Don
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Technology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
General Technology
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Continental; Philosophy; Technology
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Technology (Paperback)
Series Volume:
100-779
Publication Date:
19900531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
244
Dimensions:
9.26 x 6.12 x 0.71 in

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