CONTENTS

Introduction

 

PART ONE: Heidegger’s essences of ancient and modern technology

Chapter 1: Disclosedness and Offering

Chapter 2: Ancient technology as poesis; modern technology as com-posing

Chapter 3: Problematic technologies for poesis and com-posing

 

PART TWO: Alternative essences for ancient and modern technology

Chapter 4: “Ancient” technology as the ‘mechanization of agency’

Chapter 5: “Modern” technology as the ‘drive to universalization’

Chapter 6: The contiguity of ‘mechanization’ and ‘universalization’

 

PART THREE: Heidegger on science

Chapter 7: The scientific versus the natively real: the problem of two tables

Chapter 8: The artificiality of natural essence

Chapter 9: Science as projection

Chapter 10: Science as poesis

Chapter 11:  The question of “chauvinism” in science and technology

 

PART FOUR: Piety or faith

Chapter 12: Thinking technology as Being as optimized stupidity

Chapter 13: Technology, valuation, and agency

Chapter 14: “Piety” before Being and the problem of ethics

Chapter 15: Grounding technological ethics

Chapter 16: Technology, value, and faith in inclusive ends

 

Conclusion