The Promethean Human in Western Philosophical Thought: Ustadh Abu Sakina Giovanni

Please Share on Your Social Media

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on email
Share on whatsapp

There is a certain thread by which we can unify western thought, and that thread has a lot to do with the Promethean Human or the Titanic Human

Technology and Science are at the pinnacle of Western Secular thought. How does the emphasis on technology affect Western outlooks and attitudes about God, Nature, and human beings? How has western philosophical thought engaged with questions about ‘individualism,’ ‘power,’ and other concepts that shape our interactions and thoughts?
In this fascinating, Lamppost exclusive video, Ustadh Abu Sakina Giovanni explores some of the common elements in Western secular thought that emphasize technology above everything, including belief in Allah.

Giovanni Herran

Giovanni Herran

Giovanni Herran has been an educator for nearly two decades and currently teaches Ethics at Temple University. He has taught subjects including comparative religion and Islamic intellectual history, and his Master's thesis in History researched the intersection between colonization, imperial culture, the production of race, and evolutionary theory. He is currently finishing his doctoral research on epistemology and non-dualism within the late Islamic heritage.

A fascinating course with Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali. Find out more about this course 

Support The Lamppost Education Initiative

In order to continue the services in Islamic education and research that the Lamppost Education Initiative has provided for more than 15 years, we need your donations and support. Find out more by clicking the link below:

More Posts

Fatwa Against Forced Vaccinations

Scholars of Mauritania Issue Fatwa Against Forced Vaccinations-Translated by Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali There is no doubt that the refusal of medical treatment, placing

Connecting Our Youth With The Qur’an

Connecting With The Qur’an: A Special Young Men’s Retreat with Ustadh Nuh Saunders On October 1-3, 2021, the Lamppost Education Initiative is conducting a unique

The Cowardice of Wokeness: Imam Marc Manley

“It’s critical for any community, if it wishes to thrive, to think for itself and on behalf of itself. And one of these areas critical for Muslims to be independent is in the area of race and the various conversations and theories surrounding it” Imam Marc Manley

Get The Latest Updates Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Please Support The Lamppost Education Initiative

Help  Lamppost provide quality Islamic teaching and instruction. Your support is critical in providing our community with traditional, Islamic teachings based upon the Qur’an and the Sunnah of our Prophet (saws). No donation is too small-Every little bit counts. Click the donation button above to find out more about our projects and efforts and please give generously.