David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Social Epistemology 19 (2 & 3):287 – 313 (2005)
Conventional models for Social Construction of Technology fail to take into account the prevailing influence of a new technological/social phenomenon-the modern business corporation. Corporate autonomy, power and influence, as exhibited especially since the mid-1970s, has made necessary the consideration of a new concept: the Technological Construction of Society, a novel form of technological determinism which pays due attention to the role of large, publicly-traded, professionally managed business corporations.
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