Technology And The Spirit

Technology and the Spirit
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date
Category Education
Total Pages 137
ISBN 0275973468
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

A probing examination of a major contemporary problem: the increasing role of technology in all aspects of our lives. A major focus is on the role schools can assume in helping us all spiritualize technology so as to render its use more meaningful and humane.

Technology and the Spirit
  • Author : Ignacio L. Götz
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2001

A probing examination of a major contemporary problem: the increasing role of technology in all aspects of our lives. A major focus is on the role schools can assume in helping us all spiritualize technology so as to render its use more meaningful and humane.

The Religion of Technology
  • Author : David F Noble
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2013-01-23

Arguing against the widely held belief that technology and religion are at war with each other, David F. Noble's groundbreaking book reveals the religious roots and spirit of Western technology. It links the technological enthusiasms of the present day with the ancient and enduring Christian expectation of recovering humankind's lost

Science and the Spirit
  • Author : James K. A. Smith,Amos Yong
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-26

What might be described as a Pentecostal worldview has become a powerful cultural phenomenon, but it is often at odds with modernity and globalization. Science and the Spirit confronts questions of spirituality in the face of contemporary science. The essays in this volume illustrate how Pentecostalism can usefully engage with

Doing Philosophy of Technology
  • Author : Joseph C. Pitt
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-03-24

As science becomes more deeply embedded in a complex technological infrastructure, has this changed the relationship between the sciences and the various technologies that support them? As our technologies help shrink our world, can we restrict our ethical concerns or must we find a way to face the fact that

The Age of Spiritual Machines
  • Author : Ray Kurzweil
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01

Ray Kurzweil is the inventor of the most innovative and compelling technology of our era, an international authority on artificial intelligence, and one of our greatest living visionaries. Now he offers a framework for envisioning the twenty-first century--an age in which the marriage of human sensitivity and artificial intelligence fundamentally

Spirit of the Machine
  • Author : Robert Kronenburg
  • Publisher : Academy Press
  • Release Date : 2001

This book examines the influence that science and industry has had in the inspiration of design, with particular emphasis on the field of architecture. Using case studies, it explores the expression of technology in all areas of the built and manufactured environment concentrating on current and future developments, and their

The Thought of Bernard Stiegler
  • Author : Ross Abbinnett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06

This book provides a comprehensive account of the work of Bernard Stiegler, one of the most influential living social and political philosophers of the twenty-first century. Focusing on Stiegler’s thought on hyperindustrial society and the development of technological systems through which the social, economic and political life of human

Intelligence and Spirit
  • Author : Reza Negarestani
  • Publisher : Urbanomic/Sequence Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27

A critique of both classical humanism and dominant trends in posthumanism that formulates the ultimate form of intelligence as a theoretical and practical thought unfettered by the temporal order of things. In Intelligence and Spirit Reza Negarestani formulates the ultimate form of intelligence as a theoretical and practical thought unfettered

Ethical Canary
  • Author : Margaret Somerville
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2004-04-26

Addresses such topics as "cloning, genetically modifying food, mapping human chromosomes, and using animal organs for human transplants." Provides an "engaged--and engaging--answer to one of our era's most difficult questions: should society set ethical limits on scientific advances?"

Matters of Spirit
  • Author : F. Scott Scribner
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2010

"An interpretation of the philosophy of J.G. Fichte. Examines the impact of nineteenth-century psychological techniques and technologies on the formation of his theory of the imagination"--Provided by publisher.

Sparks from the Spirit
  • Author : Yongyuth Yuthavong
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09

The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development. It highlights opportunities for societies

Deus in Machina Religion  Technology  and the Things in Between
  • Author : Jeremy Stolow
  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release Date : 2013

This interdisciplinary volume explores how two domains of human experience and action-religion and technology-are implicated in one another. Combining rich historical and ethnographic detail with extended theoretical reflection, Deus in Machina challenges longstanding assumptions about religion and/as technology and outlines new directions of inquiry at the crossroads of religious

Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age
  • Author : E. Fisher
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15

This book explores the new terrain of network capitalism through the transformations of the discourse on technology. Rather than viewing such discourse as either a true or false reflection of reality, Fisher evaluates the ideological role that technology discourse plays in the legitimation of a new form of capitalism. Based

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Authoritarianism
  • Author : Milan Zafirovski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-08-17

This book explores the historical and contemporary relationships of Protestant Puritanism to political and social authoritarianism. It focuses on Puritanism’s original, subsequent and modern influences on and legacies in political democracy and civil society within historically Puritan Western societies. There is emphasis on Great Britain and particularly America, from

Our Battle for the Human Spirit
  • Author : Willem H. Vanderburg
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-04

Western society has become saturated with scientific and technological modes of thinking that impact our lives and our relationships. Expanding social inequality, the use of social media and the rise of mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression are manifestations of this shift in our civilization. Our Battle for the