By Peter J. Riggs

Australia and New Zealand boast an lively neighborhood of students operating within the box of heritage, philosophy and social stories of technology. 'Australasian experiences in background and Philosophy of technology' goals to supply a particular e-book outlet for his or her paintings. every one quantity includes a gaggle of essays on a hooked up subject matter, edited via an Australian or a brand new Zealander with unique services in that specific sector. In each one quantity, a majority of the members is from Australia or New Zealand. CQntributions from in other places are on no account governed out, even though, and are certainly actively inspired anywhere acceptable to the stability of the quantity in query. previous volumes within the sequence were welcomed for considerably advancing the dialogue of the subjects they've got handled. the current quantity will i feel be greeted both enthusiastically by way of readers in lots of elements of the realm. R. W. domestic normal Editor Australasian reports in background and Philosophy of technology Vll ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The stimulus to gather this selection of essays grew from a few fascinating seminars carried out through the educational years 1991-92, lower than the auspices of the Victorian Centre for the historical past and Philosophy of technological know-how (which is focused on the Bundoora campus of los angeles Trobe collage within the outer suburbs of Melbourne). a few of the seminar shows to the Victorian Centre for HPS and different articles looking forward to ebook were made on hand as a part of the Pre-print sequence of the Victorian Centre.

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