Ernst Kapp

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Ernst Kapp (1808-1896) was a German philosopher of technology and geographer.

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Philosophy of technology

Literature[edit]

On Kapp's philosophy of technology
  • H. van Riessen, Filosofie en techniek, Kampen, 1949. (Dutch)
  • Hans-Martin Sass, "Man and His Environment: Ernst Kapp's Pioneering Experience and His Philosophy of Technology and Environment", in Essays from the Southwest Symposium 1978 - German Culture in Texas: A Free Earth, eds. Glen E. Lich and Dona B. Reeves, Boston: Twayne, 1980, pp 82-99.
  • Harald Leinenbach, Die Körperlichkeit der Technik. Zur Organprojektionsthese Ernst Kapps, Essen, 1990. (German)
  • Carl Mitcham, "Ernst Kapp and Technology as Organ Projection", in Mitcham, Thinking Through Technology: The Path Between Engineering and Philosophy, University Of Chicago Press, 1994, pp 20-24, PDF. [1]
  • P. Fischer, "Zur Genealogie der Technikphilosophie", in Technikphilosophie, Leipzig, 1996, pp 255-335. (German)
  • Philip Brey, "Technology as Extension of Human Faculties", in Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Technology. Research in Philosophy and Technology, Vol 19, ed. C. Mitcham, London: Elsevier/JAI Press, 2000.
  • Frits Simon, "Techniek als sleutel tot de werkelijkheid. Het laatromantisch optimisme van Ernst Kapp (1808-1896)", Filosofie (Jun/Jul 2001), pp 38-44; (Aug/Sep 2001), pp 32-38. (Dutch)
  • Frits Simon, "Ernst Kapp (1808-1896): An early and Romantic philosopher of technology", c2003.
On Kapp
  • Viktor Hantzsch, "Kapp, Ernst", in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) Band 51, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1906, pp 31-33 (German) [2]
  • Terry G. Jordan, "Kapp, Ernst", in Handbook of Texas Online, Texas State Historical Association, 2010.
  • Kapp at German Wikipedia
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