The Significance of Digital Hermeneutics for the Philosophy of Technology

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Philosophers of technologies respond to the “given fact” that we live in a “technological culture” by sketching a “praxis philosophy” of technologies, where technologies are inherently neutral and culturally multi-stable. The easiest way to understand the non-neutrality of a technology is that we try to consider how experience is mediated by the technologies we use. Material hermeneutics deals with the art of embodied interpretation of material culture and technologies. In my chapter, I will demonstrate that a newer approach of hermeneutics, digital hermeneutics, applies to the concrete praxis of technologies such as internet technology and cyberspace.

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Europe Sedimentation Posit Kelly Metaphor 

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  1. 1.Uttar PradeshIndia

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