By Mario Alai, Marco Buzzoni, Gino Tarozzi

This e-book deals the main whole and updated evaluation of the philosophical paintings of Evandro Agazzi, shortly crucial Italian thinker of technology and probably the most influential on the earth. students from seven international locations discover  his contributions in parts starting from philosophy of physics and common philosophy of technological know-how to bioethics, philosophy of arithmetic and common sense, epistemology of the social sciences and historical past of technology, philosophy of language and synthetic intelligence, schooling and anthropology, metaphysics and philosophy of faith. Agazzi built an entire and coherent philosophical approach, looking ahead to many of the turns within the philosophy of technology after the difficulty of logical empiricism and exerting an equivalent effect on continental hermeneutic philosophy. His paintings is characterised via an unique synthesis of latest analytic philosophy, phenomenology and classical philosophy, together with the scholastic culture and those threads are mirrored within the various backgrounds of the participants to this booklet. whereas upholding the epistemological price of technological know-how opposed to scepticism and relativism, Agazzi eschews scientism by means of stressing the equivalent value of non-scientific different types of proposal, corresponding to metaphysics and faith. whereas protecting the liberty of study as a cognitive company, he argues that as a human and social perform it needs to still appreciate moral constraints.

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