A Human-tech Research Agenda and Approach

Alex Kirlik

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter presents the reprinted article "Toward Jeffersonian Research Programmes in Ergonomics Science" by Kim Vicente. Here, Vicente presents and advocates a Humantech research approach and agenda grounded in the tenets of Jeffersonian and representative democracy. The key message in this chapter is that a Human-tech research approach necessarily requires a broad, catholic perspective on viewing and selecting one's research methods and techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHuman-Tech
Subtitle of host publicationEthical and Scientific Foundations
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199863358
ISBN (Print)9780199765140
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Jeffersonian democracy
  • Kim vicente
  • Representative democracy
  • Research approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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