Kent W. Staley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (December 15, 2014)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.4 MB
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This e-book courses readers by way of sluggish steps throughout the critical strategies and debates within the philosophy of technology. utilizing concrete examples from the background of technology, Kent W. Staley exhibits how likely summary philosophical matters are suitable to big features of clinical perform. based in elements, the publication first tackles the valuable recommendations of the philosophy of technological know-how, akin to the matter of induction, falsificationism, and underdetermination, and demanding figures and events, similar to the logical empiricists, Thomas Kuhn, and Paul Feyerabend. the second one half turns to modern debates within the philosophy of technological know-how, corresponding to medical realism, clarification, the position of values in technology, the several perspectives of medical inference, and chance. This vast but specific evaluate will supply readers a robust grounding when additionally offering possibilities for additional exploration. will probably be of specific curiosity to scholars of philosophy, the philosophy of technological know-how, and technology.