Reimagining the Future of Engineering

Doorn N, Michelfelder DP, Barrella E, Bristol T, Dechesne F, Fritzsche A, Johnson G, Poznic M, Robison WL, Sain B, Stone T, Rodriguez-Nikl T, Umbrello S, Vermaas PE, Wilson RL (2020)

Publication Type: Book chapter / Article in edited volumes

Publication year: 2020

Edited Volumes: The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Engineering

Pages Range: 736-744

ISBN: 9781315276502

DOI: 10.4324/9781315276502-64


Reimagining suggests the idea of opening up new, unconventional spaces of possibilities for an activity or an entity that already exists. This chapter sketches some ideas of the future of engineering in various aspects: designing, action, problem framing, professional and disciplinary identity, and the training of future engineers. The thoughts presented here are intended to be inconclusive. They take up and address the question of reimagining the future of engineering in order to inspire future dialogue between philosophers and engineers.

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Doorn, N., Michelfelder, D.P., Barrella, E., Bristol, T., Dechesne, F., Fritzsche, A.,... Wilson, R.L. (2020). Reimagining the Future of Engineering. In Diane P. Michelfelder, Neelke Doorn (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Engineering. (pp. 736-744).


Doorn, Neelke, et al. "Reimagining the Future of Engineering." The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Engineering. Ed. Diane P. Michelfelder, Neelke Doorn, 2020. 736-744.

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