Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion (BOK)

Peter Harrison

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In recent years, the relations between science and religion have been the object of renewed attention. Developments in physics, biology and the neurosciences have reinvigorated discussions about the nature of life and ultimate reality. At the same time, the growth of anti-evolutionary and intelligent design movements has led many to the view that science and religion are necessarily in conflict. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the relations between science and religion, with contributions from historians, philosophers, scientists and theologians. It explores the impact of religion on the origins and development of science, religious reactions to Darwinism, and the link between science and secularization. It also offers in-depth discussions of contemporary issues, with perspectives from cosmology, evolutionary biology, psychology, and bioethics. The volume is rounded out with philosophical reflections on the connections between atheism and science, the nature of scientific and religious knowledge, and divine action and human freedom.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Peter Harrison
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521712514
Antall sider 322 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 22,9cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 484 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Peter Harrison Emner og form Religion: general, Popular science, Philosophy, Human biology, Cosmology & the universe