Invasive Technification

Invasive Technification

Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology

eBook - 2012
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Technology has extended its reach to the human body - not just in a literal sense, through implants, transplants and technological substitutes for biological organs, but in a more figurative sense too. Technological infrastructure and the instutions of a technified society today determine what perception is, how we communicate and what forms of social life are possible. A fundamental new conception of technology is therefore required. Technology can no longer be seen simply as a means of efficiently attaining pre-established ends. Rather, it needs to be considered as a total structure, somethi.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, [2012], Š2012
ISBN: 9781441134028
1441134026
9781441194657
1441194657
9781441149015
1441149015
9781441182944
1441182942
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 261 pages)

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