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The Medieval, Modern and Postmodern Pool Table

The pool hall is where Aristotle’s agency and Galileo’s causality meet. The medieval pool table is not bounded by rubber. Moreover, to paraphrase a line from the film The Matrix, “There is no pool cue.” In order to reach the … Continue reading

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Cybernetics and the Message of Digital Media

In honour of the centenary of the birth of Marshall McLuhan  (b. 1911) I’m posting this paper entitled Cybernetics and the Message of Digital Media that I wrote for my students when I taught at the Centre for Society, Technology and … Continue reading

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Technology, Theology and the Human Person

I attended the biennial meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Technology at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX from May 26th to the 29th and gave a paper entitled Technology, Theology and the Human Person: The contribution of … Continue reading

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World Communications Day Homily

While giving my homily on World Communications Day, which in Canada falls on the Ascension of the Lord, I announced that, today, I would begin a blog. Thus, it seemed fitting that this first blog post should make available the text of … Continue reading

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