PHIL 3605 Philosophy of Technology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 7.5.
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3 hours, 3 credits
Philosophical examination of the nature and impact of technological systems and technical knowledge. Such philosophical topics as: What is technology?; the effects of technology on our conceptions of nature, human, science, and society; ethical issues concerning the development and use of technology. Various philosophical approaches including phenomenology, pragmatism, feminism, and analytic philosophy.
Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].