The God of Technology: The Indispensable Role of Philosophy in Human Affairs

The God of Technology: The Indispensable Role of Philosophy in Human Affairs

Ian Mitroff (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 4
DOI: 10.4018/IJSS.2019070103

Abstract

Even though it's commonly presumed that the philosophies of religion and technology couldn't be more different from one another and therefore have little, if anything, to say to the other, this couldn't be further from the truth. In actuality, the philosophy of religion has a crucial role to play in uncovering some of our most important, taken-for-granted presumptions about technology. Indeed, there are important and interesting parallels between the three classic arguments for the existence of God and the justifications given for technology.
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