John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology

Paperback | March 22, 1990

byLarry A. Hickman

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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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"... 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...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:March 22, 1990Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253207630

ISBN - 13:9780253207630

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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