TECHNOSCIENCE AS AN EXPERIMENTAL ENVIRONMENT AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODOLOGY

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Tekhnonauka kak eksperimental'naya sreda i eksperimental'naya metodologiya
Author(s): 
Olga Stoliarova
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Issue number: 
No. 2 (Vol. 48)
Pages: 
40-44
Abstract: 

The paper provides a commentary on B.G. Yudin’s paper devoted to the relationship between technoscience and contemporary human enhancement technologies. In order to discuss these issues I address to T. Kuhn’s conception of two traditions in the development of modern science. I show that technoscience belongs to the tradition that Kuhn calls the Baconian or “experimental” sciences in contrast to the “mathematical” sciences. I argue that technoscience creates an experimental environment for the study of a human being as an integral part of this environment.

Keywords: 
technoscience, history and philosophy of science and technology, transhumanism, medical practices, science experiment
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