PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY AS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA IN A HUMANITARIAN STUDY OF THE TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
T. A. Yavkina
(Ogarev Mordovia State University, Saransk, Russia)
The article discusses the result of the interaction of philosophy and technical Sciences, which have great importance in the formation of engineering thinking. Among the disciplines that have practical significance in the field of scientific knowledge in interdisciplinary studies, a special place is occupied by the philosophy of technical knowledge. This course is not just relevant today, it claims to be one of the very important areas of planetary scale, becoming so due to the rather active development of technology and innovation, which, of course, requires extensive research and thorough review on the subject of further implementation and impact on the environment, an integr al part of which is the man himself. In the process of understanding the philosophy of technical knowledge of the student-engineer extends the idea of the chosen specialty, which is so necessary not only for full understanding of the world, but, of course, for further professional development. Similar subject complexes target the student that further philosophical awareness will actually help in theoretically complete understanding, will expand the understanding of the humanistic sense of their own professional activity, limiting technocratism of thinking, will equip future professionals with philosophical and methodological orientations, allowing you to identify the main directions of scientific and technical progress, and managing technical processes and to anticipate positive and negative consequences of technical human activity.
Keywords: the philosophy of technical knowledge; the philosophy of technology; technocratism; technical engineering education; specialist-engineer; the engineering thinking.
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For citation: Yavkina T. A. Filosofija tehniki kak mezhdisciplinarnaja oblast’ v gumanitarnom issledovanii tehnicheskogo znanija [Philosophy of technology as an interdisciplinary area in a humanitarian study of the technical knowledge]. Integracija obrazovanija [Integration of Education]. 2014, no. 4 (77), pp. 76–80. DOI: 10.15507/Inted.077.018.201404.076