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Is theology a science? : the nature of the scientific enterprise in the scientific theology of Thomas Forsyth Torrance and the anarchic epistemology of Paul Feyerabend

Author: David Munchin
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: Studies in systematic theology (Leiden, Netherlands), v. 7.
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This book analyses whether the scientific epistemology of Torrance's Theological Science project is robust enough to withstand the anarchic and distinctively post-modern challenge of Paul Feyerabend:  Read more...

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Named Person: Thomas F Torrance; Paul Feyerabend; Paul Feyerabend; Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance; Paul Feyerabend; Thomas Forsyth Torrance; Paul Feyerabend
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Munchin
ISBN: 9789004194595 9004194592
OCLC Number: 706965612
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D)--Heythrop College, London University, 2009.
Description: x, 298 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Context and history --
Introducing the dailogue partners : Torrance and Feyerabend --
Torrance : theology cohabiting with natural science --
Torrance's proposal : a new objectivity --
Feyerabend's challenge : 'knowledge without foundations' --
Two excuses --
Coherence and language --
From foundations to spirals --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in systematic theology (Leiden, Netherlands), v. 7.
Responsibility: by David Munchin.

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If you were to take two eminent scholars - an Austrian born philosopher and a Scottish theologian - and put them in a room to debate the nature of science, you might get a glimpse into the riches to Read more...

 
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