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Religion & the order of nature

Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Argues that the ecological crisis has been exacerbated by the reductionist view of nature that has been advanced by modern secular science. What is needed, the author believes, if the recovery of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
ISBN: 0195102746 9780195102741 019510823X 9780195108231
OCLC Number: 32923937
Notes: "The 1994 Cadbury lectures at the University of Birmingham."
Description: 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Religion and Religions --
The Order of Nature --
Philosophy and the Misdeeds of Philosophy --
The Traditional Sciences, the Scientific Revolution, and Its Aftermath --
The Tragic Consequences of Humanism in the West --
The Rediscovery of Nature: Religion and the Environmental Crisis --
The Wisdom of the Body --
Religion and the Resacralization of Nature.
Other Titles: Religion and the order of nature
Cadbury lectures
Responsibility: Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
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"The most comprehensive and intelligent treatment of its topic that has been written....Nasr is one of the major intellects of our day."--Huston Smith, University of California, Berkeley

 
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