The Developing Process of Technological Rationality and Its Humanistic Relation

Authors

  • Jianjun Zhao Department of Philosophy, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC (Chinese Academy of

Keywords:

Technological rationality, Marxism, Humanism

Abstract

Technological rationality is a core concept in the philosophy of technology. Scholars in different fields conduct multi-dimension and multi-level researches of technological rationality concerning this concept, covering aspects of western humanism, technological pessimism, postmodernism, as well as empiricism and epistemology, and Marxist thought of technology. In this article, the author demarcates the development of technological rationality into three stages: implement rationality, operation rationality and value rationality, discusses the representative viewpoint in technological rationality”technological pessimism, comes up with the opinion that technological rationality should be examined from humanistic perspective, and points out that future technological rationality will be the unity of implement rationality and value rationality.

Author Biography

Jianjun Zhao, Department of Philosophy, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC (Chinese Academy of

Professor at Department of Philosophy, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC (Chinese Academy of Governance), Beijing 100091, China

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Published

03-10-2020

How to Cite

Zhao, J. (2020). The Developing Process of Technological Rationality and Its Humanistic Relation. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 16(2), 430–447. Retrieved from https://www.cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/view/887