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Philosophy and Technology

Democracy in a Technological Society

Editors: Winner, L. (Ed.)

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This ninth volume is one of the most arnbitious in the Philosophy and Technology series. Edited by technopolitical philosopher Langdon Winner, it assembles an impressive collection of philosophers and political theorists to discuss one of the most important topics of the end of the twentieth century - the bearing of technology, in all its rarnifica­ tions, on the practice of democratic politics in the developed world. When set beside the previous volume in the series - Europe, America, and Teehnology - the two together open a philosophical dialogue of great significance about the ways technology challenges democracy at its very roots. Some philosophers think the attack is fatal. Others are optimistic that democratic means can be discovered, or invented, for the control of technology. Still others object to an optimism-versus-pes­ simism formulation of the issue. But alI agree that the issue is highly significant, one that demands serious philosophical inquiry. The Society for Philosophy and Technology was fortunate in being able to draw this group of writers to Bordeaux, France, in 1989, along with a large number of others whose contributions to the debate could not be included here. It is equally fortunate to have chosen Langdon Winner as president when the time carne to select the best of the papers to fashion this volume. University of Delaware PAUL T.

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook 142,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democracy in a Technological Society
Editors
  • L. Winner
Series Title
Philosophy and Technology
Series Volume
9
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-1219-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-1219-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1995-5
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4210-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 239
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