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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Munchin, David.
Is theology a science?
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
(DLC) 2011008582
(OCoLC)706965612
Named Person: Thomas F Torrance; Paul Feyerabend; Paul Feyerabend; Thomas F Torrance
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Munchin
ISBN: 9789004194595 9004194592 9789004194601 9004194606
OCLC Number: 729863834
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 298 pages).
Contents: Is Theology a Science?; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter One Introduction: Context and History; Chapter Two Introducing the Dialogue Partners: Torrance and Feyerabend; Chapter Three Torrance: Theology Cohabiting with Natural Science; Chapter Four Torrance's Proposal --
A New Objectivity; Chapter Five Feyerabend's Challenge --
'Knowledge without Foundations'; Chapter Six Two Excurses; Chapter Seven Coherence and Language; Chapter Eight From Foundations to Spirals; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in systematic theology (Leiden, Netherlands), v. 7.
Responsibility: by David Munchin.

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