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This paper provides a phenomenological analysis of postphenomenological philosophy of technology. While acknowledging that the results of its analyses are to be recognized as original, insightful, and valuable, we will argue that in its execution of the empirical turn, postphenomenology forfeits a phenomenological dimension of questioning. This leaves undiscussed how mediation theory about ontic beings i. This ontological dimension is important to consider, since we will argue that postphenomenology is unwittingly technically mediated in an ontological way. We argue that postphenomenology overlooks its own adherence to the theoretical attitude and ultimately to Enframing, and we will conclude with calling for a phenomenological questioning of the dimension that postphenomenology presently leaves unthought, meaning that we will develop a plea for a rehabilitation of the ontological dimension in the philosophy of technology. This has given rise to numerous analyses and detailed descriptions of how human existence is deeply and polymorphously interwoven with artifacts. This dimension can be brought to light by turning to the phenomenology of Martin Heidegger, whose work stands as both one of the most important sources of inspiration for postphenomenology as well as one of the most prominent targets of postphenomenological critique cf.
Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic perspective to major technological developments, both past and present.
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Future Technology - Our Digital World 2020
The use of technology in turn leads to fundamental changes in what we do, and ultimately in turn what it is to be human. We encounter the deep questions of design when we recognize that in designing tools we are designing ways of being. Our society is a technological culture. Borgmann suggests that for a proper understanding of our cultural malaise we have to get a grip on technology as a cultural force See Borgmann , We need a hermeneutic perspective, material hermeneutics, to analyze technological cultures.
I eb Technology--Philosophy. The Association of American University Presses' Resolution on Permissions constitutes the only exception to this prohibition. ISBN pbk. Contents Preface Introduction: Entry Level 1. From Garden to Earth 2.