David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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AI and Society 13 (1-2):164-175 (1999)
The current viewpoint on technology seems to derive from the optimistic idea of the existence of pre-established harmony that any technological progress leads to people's health, and welfare. But history has shown us that this is not always the case, and that we must select the proper direction which leads to health and welfare. For that purpose, this article presents the viewpoint of technology as a kind of human care service, along with the lessons from nursing theories. Five leading nursing theories are introduced as well as their implications for technology. âThe nursing model of technologyâ is then presented
|Keywords||Environmental conditions Fundamental human needs Humanistic nature of technology Nursing theory People's health and welfare Promotion of adaptation|
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