Philosophical Foundations of Public Policy for Smart City Policy

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Pornphrom Siengsorn



          In the past century, the education guidelines are more focused on the process of being a city with the expansion throughout the world with the tendency to expand continually. Thailand tends to expand in the city as not different from other countries in the world. The results from the development resulting in continuous changes in the country in the aspect of economic, society and ecological as well as attracting foreigners and the residents from the countryside to settle in the concentrated area in the city. The quality of life of the people in the area contrasts with the size of the city. Many academicians are trying to find a way out for the city. The idea of developing a major city in the digital age is inevitable, using digital technology to help problems solving. Smart City concept has played an important role in the development of leading cities around the world which means to drive the concept of Intelligent City.  Therefore, it is also need to study the philosophical foundation of public administration to seek knowledge related to problems, principles and results of public policy, Intelligent City, and critically seeking basic principles by trying to see the results as systematically as possible.


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Siengsorn, P. . (2020). Philosophical Foundations of Public Policy for Smart City Policy. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), 150–161. Retrieved from
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