Among these leitmotifs there is certainly the relationship between technology and ecology in the notorious ecologicaldigital transition process . Or as far as experts in the sector are concerned the focus is on the socalled governability or nongovernability of technological progress or even on their tolerability. Precisely because of a surplus of progress and new and continuous discoveries in what has been defined by some philosophers of communication such as Cosim.
Accoto a new inflationary era new technologies arrive whose scope of their representation of the world threatens the borders of the previous cultural notions of reality Email Data But the fundamental point of all this lies from our point of view in the philosophical and metaphysical context of the question and in this regard Martin Heideggers reflections on technique come to our aid . According to the German philosopher the essence of technology is not something technical at all 2 . Therefore the technique is not simply a means but a way of revealing 3 the truth.
Back to index What is technique for Martin Heidegger From these bases we can start for structured reflections on technology. With Martin beyond technique . It is something that binds man whether he accepts it enthusiastically or vehemently denies it. Although he is animated by the desire to dominate technology as well as the world technology threatens to escape his control. Man relates to it in a purely instrumental way exact from a functional point of view but does not however understand its true essence which has nothing technical as such but which nevertheless gives the power to know.
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