Events

Past Event

Adelheid Voskuhl - Engineering Philosophy

October 1, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Institute for Advanced Study (Dilworth Room), 1 Einstein Drive, Princeton, New Jersey

Event Description: 

Engineering Philosophy: Machine Culture and Social and Intellectual Elites in the Second Industrial Revolution (1900-1930) is concerned with the machine culture of the Second Industrial Revolution and the contemporary emergence of the subfield of philosophy of technology. Philosophers newly established technology as an object of philosophical inquiry and started to grasp in metaphysical, aesthetic, and phenomenological terms the realities of the new machine age. 

Event Speaker: 

Adelheid Voskuhl, Associate Professor of History and Sociology of Science at University of Pennsylvania. 

Event Information: 

Registration is required via the event webpage

This is part of the Institute for Advanced Studies' History of Science Series.