Friday, February 13, 2009

Introducing Kieran Tranter

We will hear next from Kieran Tranter of Griffith University.

I first came across Kieran's law and technology work in an article where he studied the complex historical processes that influenced the regulation of automobiles in early 20th Century Australia. (Peter Yu and Greg Mandel have also written and posted views that discuss how history can drive law and technology developments.)

Kieran has also managed to cast a critical eye on the ways that philosophies of technology can assist with the development of law and technology theories, including a discussion of how Battlestar Galactica challenges Heideggerian views on the metaphysics of technology! More importantly, one wonders whether Kieran is enjoying this final season of Galactica ...

Kieran's earlier posts at this blog can be found here.


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