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I am currently working on some philosophical issues that today's neurotechnology can raise. My main field of research is the philosophy of technology (more specifically, phenomenology and postphenomenology). I will be very grateful for literature recommendations from experts in this field. Many thanks!
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Hi Dmytro,
a recent paper that I found very enlighting:
Steinert, S., Bublitz, C., Jox, R., & Friedrich, O. (2019). Doing things with thoughts: Brain-Computer Interfaces and disembodied agency. Philosophy & Technology, 32(3), 457–482. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13347-018-0308-4
Also, consider reading "Hegel in A Wired Brain" by Zizek. It's a little bit erratic (typically Zizek) but provides an interesting and very broad perspective.
I am currently doing my PhD on the psychological dimensions of Human Enhancement etc. so feel free to get in touch. Maybe we can exchange some ideas
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I tried to learn something about the philosophy of technology from several books and anthologies, but I did not find much relevant content in them. Some of those books dedicate a lot of space to Plato and Aristotle; Marx is often held in high esteem, and Heidegger is considered the supreme master. But Plato and Aristotle did not see much of technology, and Marx's discourse is slightly old. Heidegger did not manage to say anything that seems (1) understandable, (2) correct, (3) relevant) and (4) new at the same time. What about communication, surveillance, and intense manipulation which information technology has facilitated during the last years?
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To my above answer, I would like to add that the philosophy of technology should help in indicating the direction of technology development and its importance in the development of civilization. Besides, within the history of philosophical thought, it is the rapid technological progress that is taking place that may influence the formation of certain new directions within the aforementioned history of philosophical thought. Currently, we live in the period of the fourth technological revolution dominated by the development of ICT information technologies of advanced, multi-criteria, more and more intelligent processing of large sets of information and data, including Industry 4.0 technology, which include robotics, artificial intelligence, learning machines, blockchain, additive manifacturing, Big Data Analytics, computing in the cloud, Internet of Things, augmented and virtual reality, etc. Each previous technological revolution was determined by the development of other then new technologies and therefore certain new directions and trends in the history of philosophical thought could change in the past .
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Dear colleagues,
While 'innovation' is one of the main characteristics of our time, it is not clear what we actually mean with this concept. Also in the field of philosophy of technology, it is not innovation but technology that is discussed. I have written and published an article in which I philosophically reflect on the concept of innovation in order to lay the ground for a philosophy of innovation. I am curious to discuss the topic with colleagues and hope that we can direct more philosophical attention to this important concept. Please have a look at the article:
and if you want to receive the published version, please send an email to vincent.blok@wur.nl
vincent blok
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If you will allow colleagues to philosophize, then I see one "crossroads" on which there is a split discussion.
The first argument is the basis for the development of the society laid down criteria development by type: improvement (deterioration) decline (increase), rising (falling) profit (loss), etc.
And when one inventor creates through such a comparative method of creation (development of thoughts or ideas) product principle: see - repeat - improve, I think before us is - Innovation.
But when this already existing innovation has obvious and new signs of improving the quality properties of the object (modernization, change in numerically measured properties), then we have an Innovation.
When a genius creates an invention, then there is a case-God prompted.
Creation (invention) made without signs of rationality or optimality, as well as improvement or modernization of the properties of the object-is an Invention. Thanks ...
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Programs on my new washing machines last 2 hours or notably more (at low temperatures). There is an option "timecare", but it does not change duration notably. I asked in the shop; they say that all washing machines now have very long programs. I sent an email to the manufacturer; they did not answer. Such long washing seems strange and unnecessary to me.
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The reason that modern clothes washers (and dish washers) have such long cycles is an effort to wash using less water. This conserves both water and energy (because less energy is used to heat less water). A washer from 20+ years ago used abundant water and accompanying vigorous agitation to quickly remove soil from clothes (or dishes). Modern washers us a small fraction of the water, and much more time to achieve the same result. A side benefit of the gentler agitation is that it may be easier on fabrics (depending on the design of the actual washer).
The water and energy savings that are achieved are considerable.
How much energy is required to dry the clothes (in an automatic clothes dryer) is a function of the rotational speed at which a washer spins the water out of the clothes, as well as how long if spins. Some old washers were quite effective at spin-drying, and some new ones are not terribly good. The progress in the energy savings related to spin-drying is much less uniform than what has been achieved through the low-water washing cycles. Aggressive spin-drying has a down-side of wrinkling some fabrics more that is the case with less aggressive spin-drying.
All modern washers that I am aware of have an option of a water-wasting "quick cycle." I suppose there are some exceptions to be found.
I will add that the new, more energy-efficient, clothes and dish washers both tend to be much quieter than their predecessors. The choice is a loud noise for a short period of time, or a quieter noise for a longer period of time
I agree that there is much that is irrational about many current technology design decisions. In the USA, logic isn't taught much anymore.
The electronic control panel failed on my previous clothes washer (a high-end, front-loading machine). The replacement part would have cost more than the entire new high-efficiency, top-loading washer that I replaced it with.
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Different aspects of education such as educational psychology, sociology, philosophy, technology... etc plays a key role in teacher training programs for teachers up to the stage of higher secondary (XII) level and are considered compulsory in addition to qualification in their concern subjects.
Is there any such compulsory program in case of higher education?
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Often in the UK people use Fellowship (Fellow /Senior Fellow /Principal Fellow) of the Higher Education Academy as a measurable qualification for teaching in higher education. Sometimes this is combined with a Post Graduate Certificate (PGCertTLHE or similar).
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From the look of the demarcation criteria Does the geocentric theory turn out to be non-scientific versus the heliocentric cosmological theory? Is science no longer a vision surpassed by another?
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F., you said "not cheating."  But there is some suspicion that Ptolemy, so as to keep following Aristotle, forged the data so that they fit his theory.  I don't know if there are clear evidences, but in any case the legend of the honest scientist is dubious, as much as the one the of bigot religious.  I wonder why Galileo had so much trouble with them, and no other scholar, even not Copernic, at a time when there were even no real proof of the heliocentric system.  Today, his way would be frowned upon even by the more stringent rationalists.
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Recently, There was one Cognitive experiment that was performed somewhat that utilized computer mice to look at Martin Heidegger's theory.
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I'm currently writing a dissertation in this respect. 
In our present day society, we are in the midst of ‘technological existence’ as social networking creates reliance on these means of interaction for affirmation, validation, and a sense of belonging – expectations that cannot be met. In other words, in our age,the fact that technology seems to be reshaping our lives and our relationships necessitate a revisit Heidegger’s call for a free relationship with technology – a relationship that opens our human existence to the essence of modern technology[1]. Heidegger observed that our ignorance of the ‘essence of technology’[2] makes us remain un-free and chained to technology. Heidegger[3] resists the temptation to demonize technology by just pursuing line of questioning until he arrives at what he holds to be the source of the notion of technology[4].
[1] Martin Heidegger, “The Question Concerning Technology” in R.C. Scharf and Val Dusek (Ed.) Philosophy of Technology, the technological condition: An Anthology (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2003), p.252
[2] As distinct from ‘technology’ or ‘technological’.
[3] Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), in his lecture paper entitled “The Question Concerning Technology”, as a philosopher, investigate technology in order to establish a 'free relationship' between humans and technology through our understanding of the essence of technology. This classic philosophical treatise containing Heidegger's unique insight into the place of technology in modern life remains a relevant text for this research as we aim at changing the society's orientation towards virtual reality technology.
[4] Mahon O’Brien, Commentary on Heidegger’s “The Question Concerning Technology”. In Thinking Together. Proceedings of the IWM Junior Fellows’ Conference, winter 2003, ed. A. Cashin and J. Jirsa, Vienna: IWM Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conference, Vol.16. , p. 2
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Working with the last book of Bruno Latour I've found an interesting interpretation of existence through a multiplicity of its modes. But I can't catch up what directly Latour means using collocation "modes of existence". Frankly speaking the number of this modes is a secret for me as well. Hope for your help.
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Debra, 
Thank You for a link but I've searched some related articles in this way already. Framkly speaking I hope that someone could give me its own view due to this problem or will advice a few articles dedicated to this problem.
Thanks again,
Dmitriy  
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Typically, modern and new instrumentation implies that it is smaller, faster, more accurate, less power hungry and more suitable for today's applications. Most of the time these 'modern' instruments are full of 'likeable features', which reminds one of model railway engineering. What about the older technologies, some of which were very reliable, dependable, repairable and 'loveable'. As example consider vacuum tube technology, beautiful, reliable, very functional. Is there a place for it today? As example, I add a photo of a collection of Collins Radio HF receivers, transmitters and transceivers (1960's). This was quality of the day, very reliable and are much coveted today by those who know. What is your experience? Is modern and high tech always the way to go in technology? What and why is this incessant drive towards smaller and smaller instruments and equipment with more bells and whistles?
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As far as I know radiotubes are still used in space exploration, simply because they can handle the high radiation levels in space much better than semiconductor devices. Furthermore you can often say that analogue technology is much more accurate than digital measuring devices.
Also we still use quite a lot of "old tech" like the fuel cell (invented in 1838), the electric battery (patented 1887), the solar cell (the principle was first discovered in 1839 by Bequerel and the first real solar cell was built in 1893), or the steam turbine in power plants (the principle was already known to Heron of Alexandria) - not to mention the wheel ;)
So, just because the equipment today looks more fancy, the underlying principles or even the devices themselves are older than one may think. Thus our modern world is full of places uses of old technology ;)
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Processes of subjectivation.
Gilles Deleuze; (Karen Barad); Bruno Latour; John Law; Donna Harraway
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I'm not sure if this is the type of research you are looking for, I hope that helps:
Gordon, C., & Luke, M. (2012). Discursive negotiation of face via email: Professional identity development in school counseling supervision. Linguistics and Education, 23(1), 112-122. doi: 10.1016/j.linged.2011.05.002