What role does technology play in everyday human experience? And how do technological instruments produce and transform human knowledge? Ihde, who was born in , develops a new perspective on technology: a perspective that wants to get closer into contact with concrete technologies. He sets himself the task of exploring this very role of technologies.

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Technology and the Lifeworld: From Garden to Earth Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic perspective to major technological developments, both past and present. Be the first to ask a question about Technology and the Lifeworld. Beukenick rated it really liked it Nov 01, Join our email list. I found the first half of the book to be particularly constructive in breaking down technology relationships into those of embodiment, hermeneutic, and alterity.

Here, Ihde takes on the project of describing how technology is changing the relationship between people and the earth itself, i. He is currently working on Imaging Technologies: The role of tools and instruments in our relation to the earth and the ways in which technologies are culturally embedded provide the foci of this thought-provoking book. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site!

Jan 23, Milo rated it really liked it Shelves: Time Perception Lifeworld Technics: I also felt he had the tendency to beat a dead horse with his examples; just a switch of topic each chapter. My library Help Ihd Book Search.

Andrei Furnica rated it really liked it Jun 23, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Indiana University Press Amazon. Visualism in Science ; and Postphenomenology Nov 03, Audra rated it liked it. Still, interesting to see how prescient some of his comments about digital technology were way back in Lists with This Book. Aug 30, Les rated it it was amazing. Don Ihde is surely one of the great philosophers of technology, and this book represents much of the foundation of his thought and ideas about technology in the modern world.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Don Ihde is one of the founders of a distinctly North American approach to phenomenology in work that centers around technology. To ask other readers questions about Technology and the Lifeworldplease sign up.

A Phenomenology of Technics. Account Options Sign in. Preview — Technology liffworld the Lifeworld by Don Ihde. A sophisticated celebration of cultural diversity and of its enabling technologies Return to Book Page.

Skip to services menu. Though I must say he wanted to make sure his audience got him. Ihde lectures and technoogy seminars internationally and some of his books and articles have appeared in a dozen languages.

Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Ihde points out that critique lifeworlr not an inherently negative practice, but rather one that intends to bring both the positive and negative of a situation into balance if at all possible.

To be fair, I was mining technolofy for gems relating to the impact of mindless adoption of technology. Patrick Keilty rated it it was amazing Jun 22, Description of embodiment, hermeneutic, alterity, and background relations ihdr worth reading.

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The book explores embodiment in cyberspace with references to human—computer interaction HCI research. The main question of the book is the meaning of bodies in technology. Ihde rejects Cartesian dualism. He has further explored these arguments in his book Bodies in Technology. He stresses an important fact that we have to experience the embodiment where we live, rather than to "plugin" to a technofantasies world. According to Ihde, science and technology are in a symbiotic relationship, where scientific research relies fully on the development of scientific instruments, the technological development.

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