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LI, Bocong

Philosophy of Engineering, East and West

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Table of contents

Part I. Philosophy of Engineering: Theoretical Issues

1. On Relationships between the History and Philosophy of Engineering
LI Bocong

2. Critical Thinking and Heuristics: What Philosophy Can Learn from Engineering about the Back of the Envelope
Diane P. Michelfelder

3. Ontology of Technical Artifacts: A Proposal
Hans Poser

4. Toward an Experimental Philosophy of Engineering
Wang Dazhou

5. Feasibility and Acceptability in Engineering
Guoyu WANG, Lei LI, Xu CAO

6. Ancient Chinese Attitudes toward Technics: Chinese Philosophy of Technology Prior to the 1800s
WANG Nan

7. From Engineering to the Philosophy of Engineering: Philosophical Reflections of an Engineer
YIN Ruiyu

Part II. Philosophy of Engineering: Practical Issues

8. An Engineer’s Approach to the Philosophy of Engineering
Erik W. Aslaksen

9. A Biomimetic Approach to Complex Global Problems
James L. Barnes, Susan K. Barnes, Michael J. Dyrenfurth

10. The Philosophy of Engineering and the Engineering Worldview
Terry BRISTOL

11. Toward a Practical Philosophy of Engineering: Dealing with Complex Problems from the Sustainability Discourse
Donald HECTOR, Carleton CHRISTENSEN, Jim PETRIE

12. What Do Bridges and Software Tell Us about the Philosophy of Engineering?
Viola SCHIAFFONATI, Mario VERDICCHIO

13. Herbert Simon Meets Billy Vaughn Koen and Joan van Aken: From Sciences of the Artificial to Engineering Heuristics and Design Propositions
Édison Renato Silva, Domício Proença, Roberto Bartholo

Part III. Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering History

14. Early Chinese Engineering Education: Influence and Disappearance of the Fuzhou Shipping School
CHEN Jia, WANG Jian

15. The Earliest Western-Trained Engineers in China’s Iron and Steel Industry
FANG Yibing, QIAN Wei

16. Engineering and the Postcolonial: Historical Perspectives and Ethical Practices
Suzanne MOON

17. Conflicts and Adaptations in Technology Transfer to Modern China: The Jiaoji Railway Case
WANG Bin

Part IV. Engineering, Ethics, and Society

18. Between Optimism and Despair: Engineering, Anthropology, and Development in the Twenty-First Century
Rita Armstrong

19. “I Became an Engineer by Accident!”: Engineering, Vocation, and Professional Values
Christelle Didier, Patrick Simonnin

20. Chinese Student Perceptions of Engineering Ethics
Heinz C. Luegenbiehl

21. Engineering Policy: Exploratory Reflections
Carl MITCHAM, ZHANG Kang

22. The Dao of Chinese Water Management and Development: Challenges and Perspectives
Wim Ravesteijn

23. Decision Making in the 120MN Shanghai Hydraulic Forging Press Project: Walking a Tightrope Between Politics and Technology
SUN Lie

Part V. Supplement: Two Interviews with Influential Chinese Philosophers of Engineering and Technology

24. Roots of the Philosophy of Technology in China
Deyu YUAN, Dongming CAO, Carl MITCHAM, Wenjuan YIN

25. Humanities Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Engineering in China
LIU Dachun, Carl MITCHAM, ZHAO Junhai

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Engineering Design

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Page amount
40 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319624501
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62448-8

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