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A fundamental new conception of technology is urgently needed. Skip to search Skip to main content. All this undermines resistance to technification, which can no longer plausibly demand a return to natural ways.
Want to Read saving…. His book definitely advances the argument and will no doubt inspire criticism and response.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Rather, it needs to be considered as a total structure, something which makes some forms of human action and human relationship possible, technifivation limiting the possibilities of others. Physical description vi, p. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But its conception of rationality was based on the Marxist idea of socialism, which no longer has much appeal.
Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology by Gernot Böhme
Until modern times, technical activity was directed at least technifiaction much toward amusement as toward production. He is rather pessimistic, finding few resources in contemporary culture that could support a positive outcome. Published October 25th by Bloomsbury Academic first published August 23rd It is a book about the techniffication ofhumanity and humane values under the demanding conditions of a technicallyadvanced civilisation and makes a major contribution to the contemporaryphilosophy of technology.
Among the latter is almost everything having to do with human communication on the Internet. In Intensive Technification, the celebrated German philosopher Gernot Bohme offers a critique of technology that explores the many dimensions in which technology presents problems for modern human beings.
Technology has extended its reach to the human body, not just in a literal sense, through implants, transplants andtechnological substitutes for biological organs, but in a more figurative sensetoo. Nielsen Book Data This book covers a vast range of issues in the philosophy of technology with clarity and insight.
In Intensive Technification, the celebrated German philosopher Gernot Bohme offers a critique of technology that explores the many dimensions in which technology presents problems for modern human beings. Uniform Title Invasive Technisierung.
Lists with This Book. They now identify rationality and instrumental control, at least under modern conditions, and so destroy the very possibility of an objective ideal of a rational society.
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Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology
Rather, it must be seen as a total structure which makes new forms ofhuman action and human relationship possible, while limiting the possibilitiesof others.
Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary Technology has extended its reach to the human body – not just in a literal sense, through implants, transplants and technological substitutes for biological organs, but in a more figurative sense too. He was too early to place the issue on an enduring basis, but his work represents a significant milestone in the evolution of a technifiication theory of technology.
Rather, it must be seen as a total structure which makes new forms of human action and human relationship possible, while limiting the possibilities of others. I am not so sure. To ask other readers questions about Invasive Technificationplease sign up. Technology and Its Uses– 5. Plenty of humans are attempting to defend their humanity on the Internet in opposition to various forms of domination, economic, political, and cultural. The attempt of Habermas and others to salvage the rational subject from the wreckage of objective rationality offers no perspective on technology and gechnification impacts.
D marked it as to-read Oct 05, This section concludes with reflections on the possibility of reviving a notion of objective rationality through arguments around environmentally compatible technology and related notions of a technology compatible with human dignity. His key point is well understood: He argues that Critical Theory from the very beginning was committed to the idea of a rational society, an objective condition that satisfied a normative criterion of the good.
Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology: Gernot Böhme: Continuum
We are in invasivs better or worse position philosophically with respect to the formulation of the ideal of a rational society on the basis of the demands of social movements. Contents Preface to the English Edition– Preface– 1. His contribution may not have been appreciated in Frankfurt, but he had a very wide audience everywhere else. The Technification of Human Relations; 6. He understands that technological advance has had emancipatory consequences and could have far more in the future.
The Internet as we know it is the product of many social forces, some of them military, others corporate, and a great many popular in the sense that they are due to successful private initiatives of individuals with few resources beyond their skills.
I would like to conclude in that spirit. The exclusive focus on production characterizes only a short phase in the history of technology, a phase ending now as technical gadgetry becomes a focus of attention and a mighty economic engine. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite technififation.