Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology Relations

2015.07.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Rosenberger and Peter-Paul Verbeek (eds.), Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology
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2015.07.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Rosenberger and Peter-Paul Verbeek (eds.), Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology Relations, Lexington Books, 2015, 265pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780739194362. Reviewed by Larry A. Hickman, Southern Illinois University Carbondale This collection provides an excellent overview of current work in one of the most important current approaches to the philosophy of technology. It comprises a preface by Don Ihde, an introduction by the editors, Robert Rosenberger and Peter-Paul Verbeek, and sixteen essays divided into four sections: 1) a field guide to postphenomenology, 2) postphenomenological theories, 3) postphenomenological case studies, and 4) essays by critics. In his richly informative preface, Ihde "positions" postphenomenology with respect to a) the history of science-technology studies and b) the context of current alternative approaches. He tells us that postphenomenology. . .

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