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Science as salvation : a modern myth and its meaning

Author: Mary Midgley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: Gifford lectures, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Midgley notes how science has developed high spiritual ambitions. From prophetic physicists have come speculations that go beyond the claims of any religion.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Midgley
ISBN: 0415062713 9780415062718
OCLC Number: 181929611
Notes: Based on Gifford lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the Spring of 1990.
Description: x, 239 pages ; 232 cm
Series Title: Gifford lectures, 1990.
Responsibility: Mary Midgley.
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"Midgley is a witty, sometimes brilliant writer . . . "Science as Salvation is a cut above most attempts to offer a serious critique of science because it does so with precision and attention."-"New Read more...

 
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