An epistemological framework for nanoscience and nanotechnology literacy

@article{Yawson2012AnEF,
  title={An epistemological framework for nanoscience and nanotechnology literacy},
  author={Robert M. Yawson},
  journal={International Journal of Technology and Design Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={297-310}
}
  • Robert M. Yawson
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Technology and Design Education
The need for a new literacy that will allow for meaningful participation in the rapidly evolving field of nanotechnology is very critical to national development. This need is important for nanotechnology to achieve its full potential. This paper describes and analyzes some contemporary philosophical interpretations of the concept of technological literacy. The paper then focuses on some of the metaphysical assumptions underpinning the techno-scientific literacy framework; and theories… Expand
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