If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Research Output

Filter
Article
2020

The Wickedness of Rittel and Webber’s Dilemmas

Pesch, U. & Vermaas, P. E., 2020, In : Administration and Society. 52, 6, p. 960-979 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
2 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Driving in the Dark: Designing Autonomous Vehicles for Reducing Light Pollution

Stone, T., Santoni De Sio, F. & Vermaas, P., 2019, In : Science and Engineering Ethics. 26, 1, p. 387-403 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
18 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

The quality of designs by shape grammar systems and architects: A comparative test on refurbishing Lisbon’s rabo-de-bacalhau apartments

Eloy, S., Vermaas, P. E. & Andrade, M. A. P., 2017, In : Journal of Architectural and Planning Research. 34, 4, p. 271-294 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2016
Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Towards Precedence that Justifies the Knowledge Claims of Design Methods

Vermaas, P., 2016, In : The Design Journal. 19, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Technical artifacts: An integrated perspective

Borgo, S., Franssen, MPM., Garbacz, P., Kitamura, Y., Mizoguchi, R. & Vermaas, PE., 2014, In : Applied Ontology. 9, 3-4, p. 217-235 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Authors' response

Houkes, WN. & Vermaas, PE., 2013, In : Metascience. 22, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

My functional description is better!

Vermaas, PE. & Eckert, C., 2013, In : Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing. 27, 3, p. 187-190 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Pluralism on artefact categories: a philosophical defence

Houkes, W. & Vermaas, PE., 2013, In : Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 4, 3, p. 543-557 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
59 Citations (Scopus)

The conceptual elusiveness of engineering functions: a philosophical analysis

Vermaas, PE., van Eck, D. & Kroes, PA., 2013, In : Philosophy & Technology. 26, 2, p. 159-185 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

4 Citations (Scopus)

The design stance and its artefacts

Vermaas, PE., Carrara, M., Borgo, S. & Garbacz, P., 2013, In : Synthese: an international journal for epistemology, methodology and philosophy of science. 190, 6, p. 1131-1152 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Nano-technology and Privacy: on continuous surveillance outside the Panopticon

Translated title of the contribution: 纳米技术与隐私: 有关全景敞视监狱外的持续监视van den Hoven, MJ. & Vermaas, PE., 2012, In : Wuhan KeJi Daxue Xuebao (Shehui Kexue Ban)- Journal of Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Social Science Edition. 14, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2011

A formalization of functions as operations on flows

Borgo, S., Carrara, M., Garbacz, P. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering. 11, 3, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

A functional abc for biotechnology and the dissemination of Its progeny

Cuevas Badallo, A. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 42, 2, p. 261-269 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dual-nature and collectivist frameworks for technical artefacts: a constructive comparison

Houkes, WN., Kroes, PA., Meijers, AWM. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A. 42, 1, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

If engineering function is a family resemblance concept: assessing three formalization strategies

Carrara, M., Garbacz, P. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : Applied Ontology. 6, 2, p. 141-163 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a trans-disciplinary concept of failure for integrated product development

Del Frate, L., Franssen, MPM. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : International Journal of Product Development. 14, 1-4, p. 72-95 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Two ontology-driven formalisations of functions and their comparison

Garbacz, P., Borgo, S., Carrara, M. & Vermaas, PE., 2011, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 22, 11-12, p. 733-764 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Designing for trust: a case of value-sensitive design

Vermaas, PE., Tan, Y., van den Hoven, MJ., Burgemeestre, B. & Hulstijn, J., 2010, In : Knowledge, Technology & Policy. 23, 3-4, p. 491-505 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Philosophy of engineering and technology: a new book series

Vermaas, PE., 2010, In : Techne: Research in Philosophy and Technology. 14, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2009

A formal ontological perspective on behaviors and functions of technical artifacts

Borgo, S., Carrara, M., Garbacz, P. & Vermaas, PE., 2009, In : Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing. 23, 1, p. 3-21 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)

Artefacts in analytic metaphysics: introduction

Houkes, WN. & Vermaas, PE., 2009, In : Techne: Research in Philosophy and Technology. 13, 2, p. 74-81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary engineering and the metaphysics of artefacts: beyond the artisan model

Houkes, WN. & Vermaas, PE., 2009, In : The Monist: an international quarterly journal of general philosophical inquiry. 92, 3, p. 403-419 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Produced to use: combining two key intuitions on the nature of artefacts

Houkes, WN. & Vermaas, PE., 2009, In : Techne: Research in Philosophy and Technology. 13, 2, p. 123-136 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Interesting differences between artifacts and natural objects

Kroes, PA. & Vermaas, PE., 2008, In : APA Newsletters (online). 8, 1, p. 28-31 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

2007
25 Citations (Scopus)

On the conceptual framework of John Gero¿s FBS-model and the prescriptive aims of design methodology

Vermaas, PE. & Dorst, C. H., 2007, In : Design Studies. 28, p. 133-157 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

119 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Noodgedwongen ietwat excentriek: filosofisch onderzoek aan technische functies

Vermaas, PE., 2006, In : Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte. 98, 3, p. 216-224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Technical functions: a drawbridge between the intentional and structural natures of technical artefacts

Vermaas, PE. & Houkes, WN., 2006, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A. 37, 1, p. 5-18 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

78 Citations (Scopus)

The physical connection: engineering function ascriptions to technical artefacts and their components

Vermaas, PE., 2006, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A. 37, 1, p. 62-75 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Function ascriptions to technical artefacts: the ICE-function theory

Vermaas, PE., 2005, In : PSTS Philosophy of Technology Series. 1, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

John Gero¿s function-behaviour-structure model of designing: a critical analysis

Dorst, C. H. & Vermaas, PE., 2005, In : Research in Engineering Design: theory, applications, and concurrent engineering. 16, 1-2, p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

67 Citations (Scopus)

Technology and the conditions on interpretations of quantum mechanics

Vermaas, PE., 2005, In : The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 56, 4, p. 635-661 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Actions versus functions: a plea for an alternative metaphysics of artifacts

Houkes, WN. & Vermaas, PE., 2004, In : The Monist: an international quarterly journal of general philosophical inquiry. 87, 1, p. 52-71 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

64 Citations (Scopus)

Handelingstheoretische ontwikkelingen in de techniekfilosofie

Scheele, M. & Vermaas, PE., 2004, In : Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte. 96, 3, p. 217-229 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2003

Ascribing functions to technical artifacts: A challenge to etiological accounts of functions

Vermaas, PE. & Houkes, WN., 2003, In : The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 54, 2, p. 261-289 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

65 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Design and use as plans: an action theoretical account

Houkes, W., Vermaas, PE., de Vries, MJ. & Dorst, K., 2002, In : Design Studies. 23, 3, p. 303-320 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

57 Citations (Scopus)

Waar is dit ding voor?

Houkes, W. & Vermaas, PE., 2002, In : Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte. 94, 3, p. 194-205 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

2001

Modale interpretaties van quantummechanica: Filosofie tussen fysica en metafysica

Vermaas, PE., 2001, In : Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte. 93, 2, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2000

De duale aard van technische artefacten

Vermaas, PE., 2000, In : Filosofie. 10, 2, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific