By John Collier (auth.), Peter J. Riggs (eds.)
Australia and New Zealand boast an energetic group of students operating within the box of background, philosophy and social stories of technological know-how. 'Australasian reviews in heritage and Philosophy of technological know-how' goals to supply a particular book outlet for his or her paintings. each one quantity contains a bunch of essays on a attached topic, edited through an Australian or a brand new Zealander with targeted services in that specific quarter. In every one quantity, a majority of the members is from Australia or New Zealand. CQntributions from in other places are not at all governed out, although, and are certainly actively inspired at any place acceptable to the stability of the amount in query. prior volumes within the sequence were welcomed for considerably advancing the dialogue of the themes they've got handled. the current quantity will i think be greeted both enthusiastically via readers in lots of elements of the area. R. W. domestic normal Editor Australasian experiences in historical past and Philosophy of technological know-how Vll ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The stimulus to collect this number of essays grew from a few attention-grabbing seminars carried out in the course of the educational years 1991-92, below the auspices of the Victorian Centre for the heritage and Philosophy of technological know-how (which is concentrated on the Bundoora campus of l. a. Trobe college within the outer suburbs of Melbourne). many of the seminar displays to the Victorian Centre for HPS and different articles looking ahead to book were made to be had as a part of the Pre-print sequence of the Victorian Centre.