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Instrumental Realism: The Interface Between Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Technology

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"Ihde is perhaps uniquely situated to provide authoritative accounts of such diverse philosophical traditions as those involved in current explorations of the technology of scientific instruments.... Ihde's book breaks new ground and... makes an important debate accessible." --Robert Ackermann

Instrumental Realism has three principal aims: to advocate a "praxis-perception"
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Published May 1st 1991 by Indiana University Press
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Don Ihde (born 1934) is a philosopher of science and technology, and a post-phenomenologist. In 1979 he wrote what is often identified as the first North American work on philosophy of technology, Technics and Praxis. Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Ihde is the author of thirteen original books and the editor of many others. Recent ...more
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