By Dingmar van Eck
This booklet discusses the connection among the philosophy of technological know-how and philosophy of engineering, and demonstrates how philosophers of engineering layout in addition to layout researchers can enjoy the conceptual toolkit that the philosophy of technological know-how has to offer.
In this regard, it employs conceptual instruments from the philosophical literature on clinical rationalization to handle key matters in engineering layout and philosophy of engineering layout. in particular, the publication specializes in assessing the explanatory worth of functionality ascriptions utilized in engineering layout and philosophy of technical features; on elaborating the constitution of clarification in engineering layout; on assessing the position and price of layout representations in engineering layout and philosophy thereof; and on elaborating ability for the trying out of layout methods.
Presenting a unique and powerful method of tackling key concerns within the box, philosophers of engineering and layout alike will tremendously make the most of this book.
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The Philosophy of Science and Engineering Design (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy) by Dingmar van Eck