Whence and W(h)ither Technology Ethics


Appeared In: Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Technology

Publication Date: August 2021

Howard surveys the history of technology ethics focusing on why the field developed with such a strong emphasis on risk and harmful social, cultural, and political impacts of new technologies. Many factors were at play, from continental philosophical origins to the environmental crisis and the Vietnam War.

“Whence and W(h)ither Technology Ethics.” In Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Technology. Shannon Vallor, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Published online 2021.) DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190851187.013.6

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