, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 203-226
Date: 06 Apr 2011

Book Symposium on Andrew Feenberg’s Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity

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Betwixt and Between: Feenberg’s Ecumenical Philosophy of Technology

Inmaculada de Melo-Martín, PhD

Weill Cornell Medical College

Division of Medical Ethics

New York, NY 10065

Email: imd2001@med.cornell.edu

In this issue, we are pleased to include an exchange between Andrew Feenberg and his commentators David Ingram, Sally Wyatt, and Yoko Arisaka around Feenberg’s most recent book, Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010). Andrew Feenberg, a student of Herbert Marcuse, and currently the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Technology in the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, is one of our leading contemporary philosophers of technology. In this book, he brings together a variety of disparate strands of his work: from the influence of Heidegger, Lukács, and Weber, to his interests in information and educational technologies, to concerns about political economy, practical politics, and the relationships between technolog