Medical Technics

Author:   Don Ihde
Publisher:   University of Minnesota Press
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9781517908300


Pages:   94
Publication Date:   30 September 2019
Format:   Paperback
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A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technology Medical Technics is a rigorous examination of how medical progress has modified our worlds and contributed to a virtual revolution in longevity. Don Ihde offers a unique autobiographical tour of medical events experienced in a decade, beginning in his 70s. Ihde offers experiential and postphenomenological analyses of technologies such as sonography and microsurgery, and ultimately asks what it means to increasingly become a cyborg. Forerunners: Ideas First Short books of thought-in-process scholarship, where intense analysis, questioning, and speculation take the lead

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Author:   Don Ihde
Publisher:   University of Minnesota Press
Imprint:   University of Minnesota Press
ISBN:  

9781517908300


ISBN 10:   1517908302
Pages:   94
Publication Date:   30 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Don Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, at Stony Brook University, New York.

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