John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology

John Dewey’s Pragmatic Technology

Larry A. Hickman
Distribution: World
Publication date: 3/1/1990
ISBN: 978-0-253-11474-7
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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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Table of Contents

Editor’s Foreword by Don Ihde

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