John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology
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... a comprehensive canvass of Dewey's logic, metaphysics, aesthetics, philosophy of history, and social thought."-Choice

... a major addition to the recent accumulation of in-depth studies of Dewey." -Journal of Speculative Philosophy

Larry Hickman has done an exemplary job in demonstrating the relevance of John Dewey's philosophy to modern-day discussions of technology."-Ethics
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156.7 x 234.4 x 21.3mm | 507.6g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2 b&w illus.
  • 0253207630
  • 9780253207630
  • 894,662

Table of contents

Editor's Foreword by Don Ihde
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Locating Dewey's Critique of Technology
Chapter 2: Knowing as a Technological Artifact
Chapter 3: Productive Skills in the Arts
Chapter 4: From Techne to Technology
Chapter 5: Theory, Practice, and Production
Chapter 6: Instruments, History, and Human Freedom
Chapter 7: Publics as Products

Epilogue: Responsible Technology

Appendix: Pagination Key to Works Cited
Notes
Index
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" ... a comprehensive canvass of Dewey's logic, metaphysics, aesthetics, philosophy of history, and social thought." --Choice " ... a major addition to the recent accumulation of in-depth studies of Dewey." --Journal of Speculative Philosophy "Larry Hickman has done an exemplary job in demonstrating the relevance of John Dewey's philosophy to modern-day discussions of technology." --Ethics
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