In this Special Issue, our contributors share their perspectives on how technology has changed what it means to be human and to be a member of a human society. These articles speak to issues raised in Frank Scalambrino’s edited book Social Epistemology and Technology: Toward Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation.
Special Issue 4: “Social Epistemology and Technology”, edited by Frank Scalambrino
- Nick Bostrom, “In Defense of Posthuman Dignity”
- Zachary Willcutt, “The Enframing of the Self as a Problem: Heidegger and Marcel on Modern Technology’s Relation to the Person”
- Rebecca Lowery, “Our Filtered Lives: The Tension Between Citizenship and Instru-mentality”
- Frank Scalambrino, “Employees as Sims? The Conflict Between Dignity and Efficiency”
- Francesca Malloggi, “The Value of Privacy for Social Relationships”
- Robyn Toler, “The Progress and Technology of City Life”
- Joshua Hackett, “Funes, Digitized: Borges as a Guide to Fractured Digital Identities”
- Lyudmila A Markova,“Material Carriers of Thought”
- Jason M. Pittman, “Trust and Transhumanism: An Analysis of the Boundaries of Zero-Knowledge Proof and Technologically Mediated Authentication”
- Frank Scalambrino, “How Technology Influences Relations to Self and Others: Changing Conceptions of Humans and Humanity”
- Steve Fuller, “A Man for All Seasons, Including Ours: Thomas More as the Patron Saint of Social Media”
For the SERRC’s other special issues, please refer to:
- Special Issue 3: “Mass Media, Knowledge, and Ethics” edited by Patrick J. Reider.
- Special Issue 2: “On the Future Direction of Social Epistemology” edited by Patrick J. Reider.
- Special Issue 1: “Normative Functionalism and the Pittsburgh School” edited by Patrick J. Reider.