David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The following study is an attempt to ascertain the most adequate way to understand the relationship in modernity between religion and technology. This relationship is first analyzed by looking at a common way in which technology has been categorized and discussed as representing the religion of modernity. The first chapter critically evaluates several popular and scholarly works which contain arguments for understanding that the modern world participates in some kind of 'religion of technology.' The inadequacies of these arguments are shown to arise from the problematic ways in which they invoke the meanings of both religion and technology. The suggestive possibility of viewing religion as a kind of technology leads to a consideration of how technology is being understood in the field of the philosophy of technology
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
David Lewin (2011). Technology and the Philosophy of Religion. Cambridge Scholars.
Keith Wilkes (1972). Religion and Technology. New York,Religious Education Press.
Geoff Crocker (2012). A Managerial Philosophy of Technology: Technology and Humanity in Symbiosis. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ;Palgrave Macmillan.
David J. Stump (2000). Socially Constructed Technology. Inquiry 43 (2):217 – 224.
Tracy Colony (2009). Concerning Technology. Idealistic Studies 39 (1/3):23-34.
Bjørn Hofmann (2002). Technological Medicine and the Autonomy of Man. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 5 (2):157-167.
Frederick Ferré (1988/1995). Philosophy of Technology. University of Georgia Press.
Marc J. de Vries (2005). Teaching About Technology: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Technology for Non-Philosophers. Springer.
Whachul Son (2008). What Are We Experiencing? Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 48:65-73.
Michael Breen, Eamonn Conway & Barry McMillan (eds.) (2003). Technology and Transcendence. Columba Press.
Val Dusek (2006). Philosophy of Technology: An Introduction. Oxfordblackwell Pub..
Hans Oberdiek (1990). Technology: Autonomous or Neutral. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 4 (1):67 – 77.
Rayvon Fouché (ed.) (2007). Technology Studies. Sage Publications.
Added to index2011-05-14
Total downloads6 ( #211,162 of 1,099,739 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #303,379 of 1,099,739 )
How can I increase my downloads?