Inside the Politics of Technology: Agency and Normativity in the Co-Production of Technology and Society

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Man is the measure of all things, an old saying goes. But it is a bad guide for understanding scientific and technological culture. Science and technology are not simply the means to reach human ends; they also actively shape human beings, their goals, meanings and social relations. This volume discusses the implications of this so-called 'co-production' of science, technology and society for our analytical as well as normative ideas about humanity, technology and the relations between both. Addressing issues such as cancer ...

Inside the Politics of Technology: Agency and Normativity in the Co-Production of Technology and Society 2005, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789053567562

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