Don Ihde


Don Ihde

West Hall Room 413

March 29, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This lecture is part of the PhD Program in Electronic Arts Spring Colloquia series.

Don Ihde is a philosopher of science and technology, and a post-phenomenologist. In 1979 he wrote what is often identified as the first North American work on philosophy of technology, Technics and Praxis. Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Ihde is the author of thirteen original books and the editor of many others. Recent examples include Chasing Technoscience (2003), edited with Evan Selinger; Bodies in Technology (2002); Expanding Hermeneutics: Visualism in Science (1998); and Postphenomenology (1993).

Ihde lectures and gives seminars internationally and some of his books and articles have appeared in a dozen languages. He is currently working on Imaging Technologies: Plato Upside Down.  Don Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and the Director of the Technoscience Research Group in the Philosophy Department at Stony Brook University.

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