Chasing Technoscience: Matrix for Materiality

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Don Ihde, Evan Selinger
Indiana University Press, 2003 - Philosophy - 249 pages
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"... an original, quirky, and illuminating collection of material concerning the relatively new and exciting field of technoscience studies.... [T]he editors' choice of multiple approaches to the work of four major figures is wholly suited to clarifying their unorthodox and consequently somewhat elusive philosophical positions." --Robert Scharff

Although often absent from the considerations of philosophers, sociologists, and anthropologists, the material dimension plays an important and even essential role in the practices of the sciences. Chasing Technoscience: Matrix for Materiality begins to redress this absence by bringing together four prominent figures who make technoscience, or science embodied in its technologies, a central theme of their work. Through lively personal interviews and substantive essays, the ideas of Andrew Pickering, Don Ihde, Donna Haraway, and Bruno Latour are brought to bear on the question of materiality in technoscience. The work of these theorists is then compared and critiqued in essays by colleagues. Chasing Technoscience is a ground-breaking, state-of-the-art look at current developments in technoscience.

  

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Contents

Interview with Bruno Latour
15
The Promises of Constructivism
27
Interview with Donna Haraway
47
Reconfiguring Kinship
58
Interview with Andrew Pickering
83
Imagination Metaphysics and the Mangle
96
Interview with Don Ihde
117
If Phenomenology Is an Albatross Is Postphenomenology Possible?
131
Philosophically Assessing Haraway
147
Rortean Links between Ihde and Haraway
167
Do You Believe in Ethics? Latour and Ihde in the Trenches of the
182
Haraways and Latours
195
Ihde and Pickering
213
CONTRIBUTORS
241
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About the author (2003)

Don Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is Director of the Technoscience Research Group at Stony Brook and is affiliated with the History of Science and Women's Studies programs. He is the author of thirteen other books, including Instrumental Realism and Technology and the Lifeworld (both Indiana University Press).

Evan Selinger is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he is writing his dissertation on the topic of expertise and authority. His publications include "Dreyfus on Expertise: The Limits of Phenomenological Analysis," which appeared in Continental Philosophy Review.

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