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Fall 2020
Nov 29, 2023
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PHIL 32200 - Philosophy Of Technology
Credit Hours: 3.00. A philosophical examination of the nature and history of technology, as well as its complex impact on humans and the world. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Philosophy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Critically evaluate the impact technology has upon our lives and the world. 2. Analyze and interpret a significant body of primary works in philosophy of technology. 3. Develop their ability to read, analyze, and write about complex texts. 4. Demonstrate their familiarity with the major questions and traditions in the philosophy of technology. 5. Reflect on the socially responsible creation and use of technology. 6. Critically scrutinize the nature, value, and challenges to technology as an intellectual and cultural institution. 7. Pose critical questions about the future directions of technology and explore whether any ethical vision guides the development of technology.

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