Science and technology in the perspective of modern Islamic civilization from the perspective of Imam Khamenei

Document Type : Original Article

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Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management, Economics and Accounting, PayameNoor University,Tehran; Iran

Abstract

This study aims to explain the position of science and technology in the perspective of modern Islamic civilization from the perspective of Imam Khamenei .The research is qualitative. To analyze the data and extract the themes, the theme analysis method was used and 120 basic themes, 26 organizing themes and 13 comprehensive themes were extracted. Comprehensive themes include: Science and technology as the basis of modern Islamic civilization, the factor of progress and dignity and authority, harmony of science with religion, negation of dependence, moral and justice-oriented science, foresight and determination of scientific perspective, beneficial science, scientific creativity, breaking the boundaries of knowledge, Gaining scientific authority in the world, scientific jihad, knowledge-based economics, learning from the experiences of others along with the production of science. Among the extracted themes, scientific jihad, with 43 basic themes, has the most emphasis and frequency in the words of Imam Khamenei. According to the research results, Imam Khamenei with emphasis on continuous scientific jihad as the engine of the country, progress in science and technology based on ethics and spirituality and justice as a value and indicator of excellence, one of the pillars of modern Islamic civilization They also emphasize on changing the approach from the consumer of science to the producer of science, breaking the boundaries of knowledge, and gaining scientific authority in the world.

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Volume 31, Issue 2
Summer Quarterly
September 2023
Pages 205-237
  • Receive Date: 18 May 2022
  • Revise Date: 15 March 2023
  • Accept Date: 20 September 2023