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Designing information technology in the postmodern age : from method to metaphor, Richard Coyne

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Designing information technology in the postmodern age : from method to metaphor
Title
Designing information technology in the postmodern age
Title remainder
from method to metaphor
Statement of responsibility
Richard Coyne
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Language
eng
Summary
Designing Information Technology in the Postmodern Age puts the theoretical discussion of computer systems and information technology on a new footing. Shifting the discourse from its usual rationalistic framework, Richard Coyne shows how the conception, development, and application of computer systems is challenged and enhanced by postmodern philosophical thought. He places particular emphasis on the theory of metaphor, showing how it has more to offer than notions of method and models appropriated from science. Coyne examines the entire range of contemporary philosophical thinking & mdash;including logical positivism, analytic philosophy, pragmatism, phenomenology, critical theory, hermeneutics, and deconstruction & mdash;comparing them and showing how they differ in their consequences for design and development issues in electronic communications, computer representation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and multimedia. He also probes the claims made of information technology, including its presumptions of control, its so-called radicality, even its ability to make virtual worlds, and shows that many of these claims are poorly founded. Among the writings Coyne visits are works by Heidegger, Adorno, Benjamin, Gadamer, Derrida, Habermas, Rorty, and Foucault. He relates their views to information technology designers and critics such as Herbert Simon, Alan Kay, Terry Winograd, Hubert Dreyfus, and Joseph Weizenbaum. In particular, Coyne draws extensively from the writing of Martin Heidegger, who has presented one of the most radical critiques of technology to date
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coyne, Richard
Dewey number
004.2/1/01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
T58.5
LC item number
.C69 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Leonardo Book Ser
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  • Information technology
  • System design
  • COMPUTERS
  • Information technology
  • System design
  • Technology
  • Information systems
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Information technology
  • System design
  • Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Communication Networks
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Designing information technology in the postmodern age : from method to metaphor, Richard Coyne
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1414
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-386) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Computers and praxis -- Who is in control? -- Deconstruction and information technology -- Where in the world is cyberspace? -- Representation and reality -- Systematic design -- Metaphors and machines
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 399 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262270885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329153
  • (OCoLC)ocm42329153
Label
Designing information technology in the postmodern age : from method to metaphor, Richard Coyne
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1414
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-386) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Computers and praxis -- Who is in control? -- Deconstruction and information technology -- Where in the world is cyberspace? -- Representation and reality -- Systematic design -- Metaphors and machines
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 399 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262270885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329153
  • (OCoLC)ocm42329153

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