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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Posthuman Life

    Philosophy at the Edge of the Human

    By David Roden

    We imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Email and Ethics

    Style and Ethical Relations in Computer-Mediated Communications

    By Emma Rooksby

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    E-mail and Ethics explores the ways in which interpersonal relations are affected by being conducted via computer-mediated communication.The advent of this channel of communication has prompted a renewed investigation into the nature and value of forms of human association. Rooksby addresses these...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computing

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Antoinette Rouvroy

    Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computing interrogates the legal implications of the notion and experience of human agency implied by the emerging paradigm of autonomic computing, and the socio-technical infrastructures it supports. The development of autonomic computing and ambient...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Arguing About Bioethics

    Edited by Stephen Holland

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Bioethics is a fresh and exciting collection of essential readings in bioethics, offering a comprehensive introduction to and overview of the field. Influential contributions from established philosophers and bioethicists, such as Peter Singer, Thomas Nagel, Judith Jarvis Thomson and...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Information Services Design

    A Design Science Approach for Sustainable Knowledge

    By Fons Wijnhoven

    Series: Routledge Studies in Organization and Systems

    Information services are economic and organizational activities for informing people. Because informing is changing rapidly under the influence of internet-technologies, this book presents in Chapter 1 fundamental notions of information and knowledge, based on philosopher C.W. Churchman’s inquiring...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Information Management

    An Informing Approach

    By Fons Wijnhoven

    Information and its management is central to modern society. Organizations – private and public, national and international – have recognized that information is a key resource and that its management is critical for success. Existing books on information management focus on the abilities of...

    Published September 20th 2009 by Routledge

  9. On the Internet

    By Hubert L. Dreyfus

    Series: Routledge filosofie

    Internet is een van de eerste boeken waarin het filosofische inzicht -van Plato tot Kierkegaard - betrokken wordt op het debat over de mogelijkheden en onmogelijkheden van het internet.Dreyfus laat zien dat de onstoffelijke, 'vrij zwevende' websurfer zijn oorsprong vindt in Descartes' scheiding van...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. HyperReality

    Paradigm for the Third Millenium

    Edited by Nobuyoshi Terashima, John Tiffin

    'HyperReality is a technological capability like nanotechnology, human cloning and artificial intelligence. Like them, it does not as yet exist in the sense of being clearly demonstrable and publicly available. Like them, it is maturing in laboratories where the question "if" has been replaced by...

    Published October 3rd 2001 by Routledge