2 edition of Technology and the philosophy of religion found in the catalog.
Technology and the philosophy of religion
Includes bibliographical references (p. -247) and index.
|Statement||by David Lewin|
|LC Classifications||BL265.T4 L49 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 252 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||252|
|LC Control Number||2010671657|
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This is a lucid and engaged study of the philosophy of technology, which refuses to stay within the confines of a narrowly defined technical field. Lewin argues that any philosophy of this area must attend to the ultimate concerns which are implicit within technologyCited by: 6.
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a general religious orientation is an inescapable presupposition of technology, while acknowledging that no simple doctrinal response to the problems of the technological age would be appropriate.
That is why I am leaning upon a more general philosophy of religion rather than a specific theological tradition. In addition to publishing several articles on the philosophy of technology and its relation to religious philosophy, he has recently published Technology and the Philosophy of Religion (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ) and (co-edited with Todd Mei) From Ricoeur to Action: the Socio-Political Signficance of Ricoeur's Thinking (Continuum, ).
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He earned his B.A. at UCLA in and his PhD at the University of Notre Dame in He is has written or edited more than ten books and thirty articles in metaphysics and the philosophy of religion, and has given numerous lectures in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union Cited by: 4 Philosophy and Religious Belief of Antony Flew, with whom the emphasis changes from verification to falsification.
According to the verification principle, religious statements, including 'There is a God', are meaningless simply because it is not possible to verify them. Many secularists and nonbelievers of various sorts tend to regard religion and science as fundamentally incompatible. This incompatibility is also imagined to extend to the relationship between religion and technology, since technology is a product of science and science cannot proceed without technology, especially today.
Thus quite a few atheists marvel in disbelief how many engineers are. Get this from a library. Technology and the philosophy of religion. [David Lewin] -- The last one hundred years has seen unimaginable technological progress transforming every aspect of human life.
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William J. Wainwright (Editor), Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it,Missing: Technology.
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