Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2008
Postphenomenology: Historical and Contemporary Horizons
Normative Judgment and Technoscience
Nudging Ihde, Again
This essay interrogates the relation between descriptive and prescriptive elements in Don Ihde’s philosophy of technology. I argue that while Ihde’s philosophy contributes more to normative inquiry than is often acknowledged, it may be insufficient for addressing core issues concerning cosmopolitanism, ecological catastrophe, and animal rights.