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  1. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten C. A. Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 118.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate (...)
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  2. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten Ca van der Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 118.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate (...)
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  3. M. J. Mulkay (1972). The Social Process of Innovation: A Study in the Sociology of Science. London,Macmillan.score: 117.0
     
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  4. John Hart (1997). Ethics and Technology: Innovation and Transformation in Community Contexts. Pilgrim Press.score: 115.5
     
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  5. Zhouying Jin (2011). Global Technological Change: From Hard Technology to Soft Technology. Intellect.score: 114.0
    This updated second edition of Global Technological Change reconsiders how we make and use technology in the twenty-first century.
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  6. Edward Tenner (2003). Our Own Devices: The Past and Future of Body Technology. Alfred A. Knopf.score: 106.0
    Machine generated contents note: Preface ix -- Chapter One: Technology, Technique, and the Body 3 --Chapter Two: The First Technology: Bottle-Feeding 30 --Chapter Three: Slow Motion: Zori 51 --Chapter Four: Double Time: Athletic Shoes 75 --Chapter Five: Sitting Up Straight: Posture Chairs 104 --Chapter Six: Laid Back: Reclining Chairs 134 --Chapter Seven: Mechanical Arts: Musical Keyboards 161 --Chapter Eight: Letter Perfect?: Text Keyboards 187 --Chapter Nine: Second Sight: Eyeglasses 213 --Chapter Ten: Hardheaded Logic: Helmets 238 --Epilogue: Thumbs Up 263 -- (...)
     
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  7. Michael St Clair (2011). So Much, so Fast, so Little Time: Coming to Terms with Rapid Change and its Consequences. Praeger.score: 105.0
    Introduction and acknowledgments -- What is happening to us? and why? -- So much information is changing how we think -- Communication, entertainment, and over-stimulation -- Work : how it changes and how it changes us -- New behaviors and changes in manners -- Faster and faster time -- Families, women, and sex -- Making sense of contradictory social trends -- Conclusion.
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  8. Alfred Nordmann, Hans Radder & Gregor Schiemann (eds.) (2011). Science Transformed?: Debating Claims of an Epochal Break. University of Pittsburgh Press.score: 102.0
    This edited volume presents an in-depth examination of these issues from philosophical, historical, social, and cultural perspectives.
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  9. Changshu Chen (2012). Ji Shu Zhe Xue Yin Lun =. Ke Xue Chu Ban She.score: 102.0
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  10. Huub Dijstelbloem (2008). Politiek Vernieuwen: Op Zoek Naar Publiek in de Technologische Samenleving. Van Gennep.score: 102.0
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  11. Diana Senechal (2011). Republic of Noise: The Loss of Solitude in Schools and Culture. R&L Education.score: 99.0
    Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments -- Chapter 2 Introduction: The Chatter of the Present -- Chapter 3 Definitions of Solitude -- Chapter 4 Distraction: The Flip Side of Engagement -- Chapter 5 Antigone: Literature as "Thinking Apart" -- Chapter 6 The Workshop Model in New York City -- Chapter 7 The Folly of the "Big Idea" -- Chapter 8 The Cult of Success -- Chapter 9 Mass Personalization and the "Underground Man" -- Chapter 10 The Need for Loneliness (...)
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  12. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen & Jacob Wamberg (eds.) (2012). The Posthuman Condition: Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of Biotechnological Challenges. Aarhus University Press ;.score: 99.0
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  13. Jorge Ocampo Ledesma (2007). Paradigmas Tecnológicos, Sujetos Tecnológicos. Ciestaam.score: 99.0
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  14. Ralf Dahrendorf (ed.) (1977). Scientific-Technological Revolution: Social Aspects. Sage Publications [for] the International Sociological Association.score: 89.8
     
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  15. William E. Herfel (1999). On Social and Material Aspects of Technological Control. Science and Education 8 (1):55-62.score: 81.0
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  16. Robert Daglish (ed.) (1972). The Scientific and Technological Revolution: Social Effects and Prospects. Moscow,Progress Publishers.score: 77.5
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  17. Thomas R. DeGregori (2001). Agriculture and Modern Technology: A Defense. Iowa State University Press.score: 74.0
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  18. Philip W. Hemily & M. N. Őzdas (eds.) (1979). Technological Challenges for Social Change. Oxford University Press.score: 73.0
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  19. Mary Tiles (1995). Living in a Technological Culture: Human Tools and Human Values. Routledge.score: 63.0
    Holding the promise of both emancipation and oppression, technology at once terrifies and disturbs the social order. Its dazzles, seduces, yet it also unsettles and raises the specter of the loss of human values and our replacement by machines and silicon. In Living with Technology , Hans Oberdiek and Mary Tiles explore the cultural and philosophical tensions shrouding technology and its place in society. Examing the relationship between instrumental reason and technology, fact and value, efficient and responsibility, Oberdiek and (...)
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  20. Graeme Kirkpatrick (2008). Technology and Social Power. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 62.5
    This text provides an overview of debates in the sociology of technology, including definitions of the main terms and concepts and discussion of the dominant positions, especially in recent scholarship. At the same time, it develops a novel perspective on the subject based in critical theory, bridging work in the sociology of science and technology with wider debate in social theory. It integrates empirical and theoretical elements in well-themed chapters and draws on interesting contemporary examples such as mobile phones (...)
     
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  21. John Frederic Kilner, C. Christopher Hook & Diane B. Uustal (eds.) (2002). Cutting-Edge Bioethics: A Christian Exploration of Technologies and Trends. W.B. Eerdmans.score: 60.0
     
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  22. Andrew Stark (2006). The Limits of Medicine. Cambridge University Press.score: 59.5
    What are the final limits of medicine? What should we not try to cure medically, even if we had the necessary financial resources and technology? This book philosophically addresses these questions by examining two mirror-image debates in tandem. Members of certain groups, who are deemed by traditional standards to have a medical condition, such as deafness, obesity, or anorexia, argue that they have created their own cultures and ways of life. Curing their conditions would be a form of genocide. Members (...)
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  23. Toni Weller (ed.) (2012). History in the Digital Age. Routledge.score: 59.5
    Including international contributors from a variety of disciplines - History, English, Information Studies and Archivists – this book does not seek either to applaud or condemn digital technologies, but takes a more conceptual view of how ...
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  24. Francois Berger, Sjef Gevers, Ludwig Siep & Klaus-Michael Weltring (2008). Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Brain-Implants Using Nano-Scale Materials and Techniques. Nanoethics 2 (3):241-249.score: 59.0
    Nanotechnology is an important platform technology which will add new features like improved biocompatibility, smaller size, and more sophisticated electronics to neuro-implants improving their therapeutic potential. Especially in view of possible advantages for patients, research and development of nanotechnologically improved neuro implants is a moral obligation. However, the development of brain implants by itself touches many ethical, social and legal issues, which also apply in a specific way to devices enabled or improved by nanotechnology. For researchers developing nanotechnology such (...)
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  25. David G. Lygre (1979). Life Manipulation: From Test-Tube Babies to Aging. Walker.score: 58.5
     
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  26. Soraya Nour & Olivier Remaud (eds.) (2010). War and Peace: The Role of Science and Art. Duncker & Humblot.score: 58.5
    Violence -- Poliltical philosophy -- Critical theory -- Science and arts in international relations -- Psyche -- Aesthetics -- Tolstoi's War and peace.
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  27. Martin Bridgstock (ed.) (1998). Science, Technology, and Society: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.score: 57.0
    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the human, social and economic aspects of science and technology. It examines a broad range of issues from a variety of perspectives, using examples and experiences from Australia and around the world. The authors present complex issues in an accessible and engaging form. Topics include the responsibilities of scientists, ethical dilemmas and controversies, the Industrial Revolution, economic issues, public policy, and science and technology in developing countries. The book ends with a (...)
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  28. Robert E. Denton (ed.) (2000). Political Communication Ethics: An Oxymoron? Praeger.score: 57.0
  29. Yanna Vogiazou (2007). Design for Emergence: Collaborative Social Play with Online and Location-Based Media. Ios Press.score: 57.0
    In light of the fact that social dynamics and unexpected uses of technology can inspire innovation, this book proposes a research model of design for emergence, ...
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  30. Changqiu Liu (2005). Ji Yin Ji Shu Fa Yan Jiu. Fa Lü Chu Ban She.score: 57.0
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  31. Fernando Lolas (ed.) (2006). Ética E Innovación Tecnológica. Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios En Bioética (Cieb), Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Desarrollo, Universidad de Chile.score: 57.0
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  32. Zhengmao Ni (2005). Sheng Ming Fa Xue Tan Xi. Fa Lü Chu Ban She.score: 57.0
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  33. Tʻae-sik Yi (2007). Konghak Pŏpche Wa Yulli. Pagyŏngsa.score: 57.0
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  34. Marcia-Anne Dobres (2000). Technology and Social Agency: Outlining a Practice Framework for Archaeology. Blackwell Publishers.score: 56.5
  35. Steven Yearley (1988). Science, Technology, and Social Change. Unwin Hyman.score: 56.5
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  36. Shinichi Doi & Keiji Yamada (2011). Symbiotic Technology for Creating Social Innovation 30 Years in the Future. AI and Society 26 (3):197-204.score: 55.5
    This paper discusses a way to create social innovation around 2040. With such innovation, social restrictions that are regarded as being inevitable in the current society can be eliminated. First, it is necessary to determine how to approach the innovation. Symbiotic technology is one of the promising technologies for achieving social innovation. It is the fusion of scientific technology and socio-technology. Its elemental technologies are classified into two categories: technologies for converging the real and cyber worlds and (...)
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  37. Laurens Landeweerd, Patricia Osseweijer & Julian Kinderlerer (2009). Distributing Responsibility in the Debate on Sustainable Biofuels. Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (4):531-543.score: 55.5
    In the perception of technology innovation two world views compete for domination: technological and social determinism. Technological determinism holds that societal change is caused by technological developments, social determinism holds the opposite. Although both were quite central to discussion in the philosophy, history and sociology of technology in the 1970s and 1980s, neither is seen as mainstream now. They do still play an important role as background philosophies in societal debates and offer two very different (...)
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  38. I. T. Frolov (1988). On the Perspectives of Research Into the Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science and Technology. Dialectics and Humanism 15 (3-4).score: 55.5
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  39. Donald MacKenzie (1986). Why "the Social Aspects of Science and Technology" is Not Just an Optional Extra. Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 15 (4):2-6.score: 55.5
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  40. H. Steckler (1988). Economic, Ecological and Social Aspects of New Technologies and Decisions on Their Application and Development. Zagadnienia Naukoznawstwa 3.score: 55.5
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  41. Wolfgang Krohn, Edwin T. Layton & Peter Weingart (eds.) (1978). The Dynamics of Science and Technology: Social Values, Technical Norms, and Scientific Criteria in the Development of Knowledge. D. Reidel Pub. Co..score: 55.0
  42. Michael Lynch (ed.) (2012). Science and Technology Studies: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences. Routledge.score: 55.0
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  43. Carl Mitcham (ed.) (1995). Social and Philosophical Constructions of Technology. Jai Press.score: 55.0
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  44. Anabela Sarmento (ed.) (2011). Sociological and Philosophical Aspects of Human Interaction with Technology: Advancing Concepts. Information Science Reference.score: 55.0
     
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  45. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten C. A. Van der Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2014). Setting Up Spaces for Collaboration in Industry Between Researchers From the Natural and Social Sciences. Science and Engineering Ethics 20 (1):7-22.score: 54.0
    Policy makers call upon researchers from the natural and social sciences to collaborate for the responsible development and deployment of innovations. Collaborations are projected to enhance both the technical quality of innovations, and the extent to which relevant social and ethical considerations are integrated into their development. This could make these innovations more socially robust and responsible, particularly in new and emerging scientific and technological fields, such as synthetic biology and nanotechnology. Some researchers from (...)
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  46. Sarah Kuhn (1998). When Worlds Collide: Engineering Students Encounter Social Aspects of Production. [REVIEW] Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (4):457-472.score: 52.5
    To design effective and socially sensitive systems, engineers must be able to integrate a technology-based approach to engineering problems with concerns for social impact and the context of use. The conventional approach to engineering education is largely technology-based, and even when additional courses with a social orientation are added, engineering graduates are often not well prepared to design user- and context-sensitive systems. Using data from interviews with three engineering students who had significant exposure to a socially-oriented perspective on (...)
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  47. Baruch Brody (1996). Public Goods and Fair Prices: Balancing Technological Innovation with Social Well‐Being. Hastings Center Report 26 (2):5-11.score: 52.5
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  48. Andrew Feenberg (2002). Transforming Technology: A Critical Theory Revisited. Oxford University Press.score: 52.0
    Thoroughly revised, this new edition of Critical Theory of Technology rethinks the relationships between technology, rationality, and democracy, arguing that the degradation of labor--as well as of many environmental, educational, and political systems--is rooted in the social values that preside over technological development. It contains materials on political theory, but the emphasis has shifted to reflect a growing interest in the fields of technology and cultural studies.
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  49. Wolfgang Hofkirchner (2010). How to Design the Infosphere: The Fourth Revolution, the Management of the Life Cycle of Information, and Information Ethics as a Macroethics. [REVIEW] Knowledge, Technology and Policy 23 (1-2):177-192.score: 52.0
    The paper reconstructs the read thread that links the information revolution, the information concept and information ethics in Floridi’s philosophy of information. In doing so, it acknowledges the grand attempt but doubts whether this attempt is up to the state of affairs concerning the actual point human history has reached. It contends that the information age is rather conceivable as a critical stage in which human evolution as a whole is at stake. The mastering of this crisis depends on an (...)
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  50. Thoralf Ulrick Qvale (1994). The Role of Research for the Social Shaping of New Technologies: Designing a Research Strategy. [REVIEW] AI and Society 8 (3):245-269.score: 52.0
    With increasing flexibility of technology and a shift towards competence being the core of competitive edge in worklife, the need for new organizational concepts or models which givejoint optimization across human and technological dimensions has been acknowledged in leading, innovative enterprises. National crossdisciplinary research based productivity programmes are appearing in several countries. Due to internationalization and the general shortcomings of bureaucratic organizational forms, regional networks of enterprises in cooperation with public R&D institutions seem to provide answers to needs of (...)
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