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Science and religion : a very short introduction

Author: Thomas Dixon
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Very short introductions, 189.
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From the trial of Galileo through to today's controversy over the teaching of 'Intelligent Design' in schools, there has been a long history of conflict between science and religion. This balanced and thought-provoking account avoids polemic, to explore the key philosophical arguments on both sides of this fascinating and complex debate. - ;The debate between science and religion is never out of the news: emotions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dixon, Thomas (Thomas M.).
Science and religion.
New York : Oxford University Press Inc., 2008
(DLC) 2008023565
(OCoLC)231946878
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Dixon
ISBN: 9780191558986 0191558982 0199295514 9780199295517
OCLC Number: 269622437
Awards: Winner of Dingle Prize 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (150 p.) : ill.
Contents: What are science-religion debates really about? --
Galileo and the philosophy of science --
Does God act in nature? --
Darwin and evolution --
Creationism and intelligent design --
Mind and morality.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 189.
Responsibility: Thomas Dixon.
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From the trial of Galileo through to today's controversy over the teaching of 'Intelligent Design' in schools, there has been a long history of conflict between science and religion. This balanced  Read more...

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A rich introductory text...on the study of relations of science and religion. R. P. Whaite, Metascience A marvellous book that should be required reading for dogmatic fundamentalists of every Read more...

 
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