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Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology

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Editor-in-Chief: Joseph C. Pitt, Virginia Tech, Vol. 11, no. 1 (Fall 2007) -
previous editors: Paul Durbin 1995/97; Peter Tijmes 1997/99; Davis Baird 2000/07

Number 1
Fall 2006
Volume 10

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Editor, Davis Baird db@sc.edu
Editorial Assistant, David Stubblefield STUBBLED@mailbox.sc.edu

Contents



Editorial

Guest Editors, Ibo van de Poel and Peter Kroes

Technology and Normativity
IBO VAN DE POEL and PETER KROES

Part 1: Technology and Normativity

In Qualified Praise of the Leon Kass Council On Bioethics
CARL MITCHAM

Informed Consent in the Fields of Medical Technological Practice
LOTTE ASVELD

From Challenger to Columbia: What lessons can we learn from the report of the Columbia accident investigation board for engineering ethics?
JUNICHI MURATA

Safe Design
SVEN OVE HANSSON

Part 2: Technological Functions and Normativity

Social Norms in Artefact Use: Proper Functions Action Theory
MARCEL SCHEELE

Function and Probability: The Making of Artefacts
FRANCOISE LONGY

The (Alleged) Inherent Normativity of Technological Explanations
JEROEN DE RIDDER

How Norms in Technology Ought to Be Interpreted
KRIST VAESEN



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