The Many Faces of Science and Technology Relationships

Ana Cuevas, Philosophy Documentation Center
2005 Essays in Philosophy  
In this paper, the different theories about science and technology relationships are analyzed. All of them have some virtues, but also one main defect: these theories do not take into account other well-founded possible relationships. The origin of this problem is the narrow view about science and technology. In this paper another characterization about technology based on Ronald Giere's perspective is suggested. In the light of this new description, six different relationships between science
more » ... nd technology arise. Some of these relations had been explained in the before analyzed theories, but others emerge from the new portrayal.
doi:10.5840/eip20056117 fatcat:2v2prsgrtzff3d74scxoimjdky