Technē in Pre-Platonic Literature and its Significance to Modern Society

Shuang Wang, Qian Wang, Mingli Qin
2015 Philosophy Study  
The reason for the double-edged sword effect of technology is that in modern system of knowledge, there has appeared a gap between technology and ethics which couldn't be found in ancient Greece. Going back to the Greek ancestor of technology-technē, will shed a light on the solution of the problems brought about by modern technology, because even before Plato whose ideas on technē have been heatedly discussed nowadays, technē has embraced an ethical dimension.
doi:10.17265/2159-5313/2015.01.002 fatcat:cvx2b4k2m5fbhitoablvgv64ce