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Responsible Business In The ‘Next Normal’

It may be claimed that it’s up to the philosophy of technology, and not the philosophy of science, to focus on first of all the impression of technology—and with it science—on society and tradition, as a result of science impacts society only through technology. Philosophers of science overwhelmingly give the impression that they go away questions addressing the normative, social and cultural features of science gladly to other philosophical disciplines, or to historic research. There are exceptions, nevertheless, and things may be changing; Philip Kitcher, to name but one outstanding thinker of science, has since 2000 written books on the relation of science to politics, ethics and religion (Kitcher 2001, 2011). In specializing in technology as a practice sustained by engineers, similar to the best way philosophy of science focuses on the follow of science as sustained by scientists, analytic philosophy of technology could possibly be thought to amount to the philosophy of engineering.

However, emphasizing too much the position of unarticulated information, of ‘guidelines of thumb’ as they are often known as, simply underplays the importance of rational methods in technology. This was additionally an necessary theme within the writings of Thomas Kuhn …

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