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Philosophy & Technology

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 581–608 | Cite as

Book Symposium on Homo sapiens Technologicus: Philosophie de la Technologie Contemporaine, Philosophie de la Sagesse Contemporaine

By Michel Puech Editions Le Pommier, 2008
  • Gert Goeminne
  • Tamar Sharon
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
  • Bregham Dalgliesh
  • Michel Puech
Book Symposium

Experimentation in Technological Wisdom: Can the Political be Kept off the Practice Ground?

Gert Goeminne

Centre Leo Apostel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Centre for Sustainable Development, Ghent University, Belgium

e-mail: gert.goeminne@vub.ac.be

A Welcome Voice

I met Michel Puech for the first time in 2008 at a workshop entitled ‘Artificial Environments.’ In an interdisciplinary Science and Technology Studies (STS) spirit, this 2-day event at Roskilde University gathered philosophers and sociologists of science and technology, as well as architecture theorists. Being rather new to the STS-field at that point, I had read the main authors of the Anglo-Saxon tradition, including Andrew Pickering and Peter‐Paul Verbeek, who were present at the workshop. And sure, I had acquainted myself with the work of the French masters such as Bruno Latour, Gilbert Simondon and Bernard Stiegler. I had never heard of the French philosopher of technology Michel Puech, though. But there he was,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert Goeminne
    • 1
  • Tamar Sharon
    • 2
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
    • 3
  • Bregham Dalgliesh
    • 4
  • Michel Puech
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre Leo ApostelVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.iMinds-SMITVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  4. 4.College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Department of PhilosophyUniversité Paris-SorbonneParisFrance

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