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  1. The Internet

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Gordon Graham

    The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry develops many of the themes Gordon Graham presented in his highly successful radio series, The Silicon Society. Exploring the tensions between the warnings of the Neo-Luddites and the bright optimism of the Technophiles, Graham offers the first concise and...

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy and Computing

    An Introduction

    By Luciano Floridi

    Philosophy and Computing explores each of the following areas of technology: the digital revolution; the computer; the Internet and the Web; CD-ROMs and Mulitmedia; databases, textbases, and hypertexts; Artificial Intelligence; the future of computing.Luciano Floridi shows us how the relationship...

    Published July 15th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Questioning Technology

    By Andrew Feenberg

    In this extraordinary introduction to the study of the philosophy of technology, Andrew Feenberg argues that techonological design is central to the social and political structure of modern societies. Environmentalism, information technology, and medical advances testify to technology's crucial...

    Published February 25th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Soft Edge:Nat Hist&Future Info

    By Paul Levinson

    The Soft Edge is a one-of-a-kind history of the information revolution. In his lucid and direct style, Paul Levinson, historian and philosopher of media and communications, gives us more than just a history of information technologies. The Soft Edge is a book about theories on the evolution of...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Virtual Futures

    Cyberotics, Technology and Posthuman Pragmatism

    Edited by Joan Broadhurst Dixon, Eric Cassidy

    Virtual Futures explores the ideas that the future lies in its ability to articulate the consequences of an increasingly synthetic and virtual world. New technologies like cyberspace, the internet, and Chaos theory are often discussed in the context of technology and its potential to liberate or in...

    Published February 26th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Artificial Knowing

    Gender and the Thinking Machine

    By Alison Adam

    Artificial Knowing challenges the masculine slant in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world. Alison Adam admirably fills the large gap in science and technology studies by showing us that gender bias is inscribed in AI-based computer systems. Her treatment of feminist epistemology,...

    Published January 15th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Viroid Life

    Perspectives on Nietzsche and the Transhuman Condition

    By Keith Ansell Pearson

    Nietzsche's vision of the 'overman' continues to haunt the postmodern imagination. His call that 'man is something that must be overcome' can no longer be seen as simple rhetoric. Our experiences of the hybrid realities of artificial life have made the 'transhuman' a figure that looks over us all....

    Published June 26th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Living in a Technological Culture

    Human Tools and Human Values

    By Hans Oberdiek, Mary Tiles

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Technology is no longer confined to the laboratory but has become an established part of our daily lives. Its sophistication offers us power beyond our human capacity which can either dazzle or threaten; it depends who is in control. Living in a Technological Culture challenges traditionally held...

    Published November 16th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Narrative in Culture

    The Uses of Storytelling in the Sciences, Philosophy and Literature

    Edited by Cristopher Nash

    Series: Warwick Studies in Philosophy and Literature

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 20th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Imagologies

    Media Philosophy

    By Esa Saarinen, Mark Taylor

    Imagologies: Media Philosophy is no ordinary book. Provocative, irritating and stimulating, this is a work to be engaged, questioned and pondered. As the web of telecommunications technology spreads across the globe, the site of economic development, social change, and political struggle shifts to...

    Published April 28th 1994 by Routledge