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Title Praxiology and the philosophy of technology / [edited by] Wojciech W. Gasparski and Timo Airaksinen
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, 2007


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Description 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series The international annual of practical philosophy and methodology ; v. 15
Praxiology (New Brunswick, N.J.) ; v. 15
Contents Technology and praxiology -- Problem areas of the philosophy of technology / Ladislav Tondl -- The praxiological concept of technology / Wojciech W. Gasparski -- Positive feedback and praxiology : path dependence in action / W.E. Herfel -- Action and innovation -- Praxiology and the effectiveness of information and communication technologies / Krzysztof Klincewicz -- Application of systemic-structural theory of activity to design and management of work systems / Gregory Z. Bedny and Waldemar Karwowski -- The smart questions approach : changing problem solving to creating solutions / Gerald Nadler and William J. Chandon -- Routine innovation and the estrangement of the past / Alberto Guillermo Ranea -- Hans Reichenbach and his techno-optimism / Arto Siitonen -- The world of technology and its ethics -- Human and machine centred technologies : a philosophical and ethical analysis / Timo Airaksinen and Ville Paukkonen -- Material culture and the conditions for the good life : Albert Borgmann on thinking about ethics in technological culture / Topi Heikkerö -- Technology changing medical ethics / Tuija Takala -- Quality as an ethical issue : technical and economic aspects : a small it companies case / Grazyna Ozarek -- How to achieve ethical goals for business : the rise of technology and the spirit of global corporate responsibility / Robert Elliott Allinson -- In search of corporate social responsibility essence / Anna Lewicka-Strzalecka
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Technology -- Philosophy.
Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Author Gasparski, Wojciech.
Airaksinen, Timo, 1947-
LC no. 2007029486
ISBN 9781412806824 alkaline paper