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    Public Philosophy of Technology
    with Evan Selinger and Lucinda Rush
    Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 17 (2): 179-200. 2013.
    Philosophers of technology are not playing the public role that our own theoretical perspectives motivate us to take. A great variety of theories and perspectives within philosophy of technology, including those of Marcuse, Feenberg, Borgmann, Ihde, Michelfelder, Bush, Winner, Latour, and Verbeek, either support or directly call for various sorts of intervention—a call that we have failed to heed adequately. Barriers to such intervention are discussed, and three proposals for reform are advanced…Read more
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    Philosophy is the mother of all other fields of knowledge— philosophy established the very idea of science, for example, and continues to ask the questions that science cannot answer: how science works, and what its limitations are. The same ...
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    Public Philosophy of Technology
    with Evan Selinger and Lucinda Rush
    Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 17 (2): 179-200. 2013.
    Philosophers of technology are not playing the public role that our own theoretical perspectives motivate us to take. A great variety of theories and perspectives within philosophy of technology, including those of Marcuse, Feenberg, Borgmann, Ihde, Michelfelder, Bush, Winner, Latour, and Verbeek, either support or directly call for various sorts of intervention—a call that we have failed to heed adequately. Barriers to such intervention are discussed, and three proposals for reform are advanced…Read more
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    Ipod and Philosophy: Icon of an Epoch (edited book)
    Open Court. 2008.
    "Essays examine philosophical aspects of the iPod portable audio player, focusing on its status as a cultural icon and object with many meanings"--Provided by ...
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    These books entertain as well as teach philosophical wisdom by looking closely at entertainment icons.
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    Ender's Game and Philosophy: Genocide is Child's Play (edited book)
    with Lucinda Rush
    Open Court. 2013.
    Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card’s award-winning 1985 novel, has been discovered and rediscovered by generations of science fiction fans, even being adopted as reading by the U.S. Marine Corps. Ender's Game and its sequels explore rich themes — the violence and cruelty of children, the role of empathy in war, and the balance of individual dignity and the social good — with compelling elements of a coming-of-age story. Ender’s Game and Philosophy brings together over 30 philosophers to engage in wi…Read more
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    Facebook and Philosophy: What's on Your Mind? (edited book)
    Open Court. 2010.
    This volume is an entertaining, multi-faceted exploration of what Facebook means for us and for our relationships. Facebook is a social networking service and website that launched in 2004. Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends,and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. Additionally, users may join common interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics. With discussions ranging from …Read more
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    Inside What Would Plato Do?, you'll find the basics of philosophy, written in an easy, digestible way we can all understand, along with questions to help you apply these important theories to your own life. So, after you've learned about a philosophical concept, you'll then be challenged to test yourself and see how the results can impact your daily life. For instance, after learning about Kant's theory of morality and the importance of intention you're challenged with questions like: Can good p…Read more
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    The Vital Non-Action of Occupation, Offline and Online
    International Review of Information Ethics 18 12. 2012.
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    "It's a jungle out there. And in here, too. Through this jungle prowl all the demons of dirt and disorder. Though they must win eventually, the way to delay their victory is to keep everything in its proper place, and that means noticing any detail that doesn't fit." "Welcome to the world of former San Francisco police detective Adrian Monk, intellectual athlete and behavioral cripple, master of crime-solving and slave to his own terrors. Mr. Monk and Philosophy examines that world through the l…Read more