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The study of technology provides rich questions for the broad field of childhood studies. These technologically oriented questions provide a critical approach to theorising the construction of childhood within and through particular technological paradigms, relationships, or both. More than this, these questions, through the work of Martin Heidegger, reveal the very technological essence of childhood as a construction; likewise, the study of childhood at the same time contributes to the study of technology. This entry engages with the philosophy of technology in order to highlight a range of critical issues and questions concerning childhood and technology, with a particular focus on the construction of childhood as in some way technological.

Heidegger on Technology

In A Question Concerning Technology, Martin Heidegger challenges thinking about technology so as ...

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