As a tutorial self-discipline, the philosophy and background of technological know-how in Turkey was once marked through historic occasions: Hans Reichenbach's immigrating to Turkey and taking a publish among 1933 and 1938 at Istanbul college sooner than his tenure at UCLA, and Aydin Sayili's constructing a chair within the background of technology in 1952 after having develop into the 1st scholar to obtain a Ph.D. less than George Sarton at Harvard college. considering the fact that then, either disciplines have flourished in Turkey.
The current publication, which includes seventeen newly commissioned articles, goals to offer a wealthy evaluate of the present country of analysis via Turkish philosophers and historians of technological know-how. issues lined deal with matters in technique, causation, and relief, and contain philosophy of common sense and physics, philosophy of psychology and language, and Ottoman technology experiences. The publication additionally comprises an unpublished interview with Maria Reichenbach, Hans Reichenbach's spouse, which sheds new gentle on Reichenbach's educational and private existence in Istanbul and at UCLA.