Item description for 80 Years of Research at the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium (1914-1994): The Role of the Nat. Lab. at Philips by Marc J. de Vries...
Since World War I, the Natuurkundig Laboratorium has been a crucial center of industrial research for Philips, one of the world's largest electronics companies. In this study, Marc J. de Vriesdemonstrates how the history of the laboratory can help us understand important changes in the production and uses of technology in the twentieth century.
Breaking their study into three periods, each characterized by different research goals and approaches, the authors augment this general history with detailed case studies. The result will be of value to anyone studying the history and philosophy of technology.
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2006
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9085550513 ISBN13 9789085550518
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More About Marc J. de Vries
The author is assistant professor in philosophy of technology at the Eindhoven University of Technology and affiliate professor in reformational philosophy at the Delft University of Technology (both in the Netherlands).
Before that he was physics teacher and technology teacher educator.
He is currently the editor-in-chief of the International Journal for Technology & Design Education.