Towards a reflexive framework for development: Technology transfer after the empirical turn

Synthese 168 (3):377 - 403 (2009)
Abstract
The purpose of this essay is to: (1) detail how recent trends in philosophical theory have made it possible for philosophers of technology to critically discuss technology transfer; (2) demonstrate that economic standards of assessment are conducive to obscuring the hidden tradeoffs that technological practices, such as mobile phone use in Bangladesh, can engender; and (3) provide the basis of an alternative model that can reflexively addresses dimensions of technology transfer that neo-classical economic accounts occlude.
Keywords Philosophy of technology  Technology transfer  Micro-credit  Grameen Bank  Empirical turn
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