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Arguing Science.

Author: Rupert Sheldrake
Publisher: Rinebeck, New York : Monkfish Book Publishing Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two controversial authors debate the nature and methods of science, its dogmas, and its future. Rupert Sheldrake argues that science needs to free itself from materialist dogma while Michael Shermer contends that science, properly conceived, is a materialistic enterprise; for science to look beyond materialist explanations is to betray science and engage in superstition. Issues discussed include: materialism and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)938996945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Sheldrake
ISBN: 1939681588 9781939681584
OCLC Number: 960041083
Notes: An in-depth dialogue on the nature of science between post-materialist biologist Rupert Sheldrake and renowned skeptic Michael Shermer. -- Provided by publisher.
Description: 1 online resource (111 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; THEBESTSCHOOLS.ORG --
RUPERT SHELDRAKE INTERVIEW; THEBESTSCHOOLS.ORG --
MICHAEL SHERMER INTERVIEW; PART 1 --
MATERIALISM IN SCIENCE; CHAPTER 1; Rupert Sheldrake's Opening Statement; Michael Shermer Responds; Rupert Sheldrake Replies; Chapter 2; Michael Shermer's Opening Statement; Rupert Sheldrake Responds; Michael Shermer Replies; PART 2 --
MENTAL ACTION AT A DISTANCE; Chapter 3; Michael Shermer's Opening Statement; Rupert Sheldrake Responds; Michael Shermer Replies; Chapter 4; Rupert Sheldrake's Opening Statement; Michael Shermer Responds Rupert Sheldrake RepliesPART 3 --
GOD AND SCIENCE; Chapter 5; Rupert Sheldrake's Opening Statement; Michael Shermer Responds; Rupert Sheldrake Replies; Chapter 6; Michael Shermer's Opening Statement; Rupert Sheldrake Responds; Michael Shermer Replies; Footnotes

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