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Science & certainty

Author: John T O Kirk
Publisher: Collingwod, VIC : CSIRO Pub., [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at what science asks us to believe about aspects of reality, and considers the implications of accepting the scientific world view.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John T O Kirk
ISBN: 9780643093911 0643093915
OCLC Number: 182562879
Description: x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Origin of the cosmos and the solar system --
Origin of the biosphere and Homo sapiens --
The nature of physical reality --
THe physical basis of conscious reality --
Environmentalism --
Science and environmental concern --
Gaia --
'-isms'.
Other Titles: Science and certainty
Responsibility: John T.O. Kirk.
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""Science and Certainty" is a thoughtful and stimulating treatment of the nature and role of science in probing the nature of life and its home on planet earth. The selection of topics presents us Read more...

 
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