Over de technische condities van het filosoferen

Translated title of the contribution: About the Technological Conditions of Philosophy

René Munnik

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Most philosophy of technology is characterized by a certain arrangement of 'philosophy' and 'technology', in which the constructive role of technology for philosophy remains concealed. The article shows that Western philosophy - as an instance of literate thought and a reading-writing practice - owes its peculiar character to the introduction of alphabetic writing systems.
Translated title of the contributionAbout the Technological Conditions of Philosophy
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)47-50
Number of pages4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017


  • philosophy of technology
  • literacy


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