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- DescriptionWe live in a techlogically mediated lifeworld and culture. Techlogies either magnify or amplify human experiences. They can change the ways we live. Techlogy has been woven into the social and cultural fabric of different cultures. German phemelogist philosopher Bernhard Irrgang for than 2 decades engaging with the questions, what role does techlogy play in everyday human experience? How do techlogical artefacts affect people's existence and their relations with the world? And how do instruments, devices and apparatuses produce and transform human kwledge? Along with Albert Borgmann, Larry Hickman, Don Ihde, Carl Mitcham, Hans Poser, Peter-Paul Verbeek, Walther Zimmerli, contemporary German philosopher of techlogy Bernhard Irrgang provides a useful vocabulary for understanding the ways we relate to techlogy and to the world through techlogies in different cultures.
- Author BiographyBernhard Irrgang, since 1993 Professor for Philosophy of Technology at Technical University Dresden, is a leading philosopher of technology in Germany, Latin American and South Asian countries. Arun Kumar Tripathi, who worked as a Research Assistant 2002-2009, is a Doctoral Researcher with the Philosophy of Technology Department at Technical University Dresden.
- Author(s)Arun Kumar Tripathi
- PublisherPeter Lang GmbH
- Date of Publication17/02/2011
- Series TitleDresden Philosophy of Technology Studies/Dresdner Studien zur Philosophie der Technologie
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main
- Country of PublicationGermany
- First Published2011
- ImprintPeter Lang GmbH
- Weight210 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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