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Critical Theory of Technology: An Overview

@inproceedings{Feenberg2005CriticalTO,
  title={Critical Theory of Technology: An Overview},
  author={Andrew Feenberg},
  year={2005}
}
Critical theory of technology combines insights from philosophy of technology and constructivist technology studies. A framework is proposed for analyzing technologies and technological systems at several levels, a primary level at which natural objects and people are decontextualized to identify affordances, complemented by a secondary level of recontextualization in natural, technical and social environments. Technologies have distinctive features as such while also exhibiting biases derived… Expand
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