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Science, chance, and providence : the Riddell memorial lectures, forty-sixth series delivered at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne on 15, 16, and 17 March 1977

Author: Donald MacCrimmon MacKay
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
Series: Riddell memorial lectures, 46th ser.
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Genre/Form: Lectures
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacKay, Donald MacCrimmon, 1922-
Science, chance, and providence.
Oxford [Eng.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)767542941
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald MacCrimmon MacKay
ISBN: 0197139159 9780197139158
OCLC Number: 3608286
Description: 67 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: pt. I.A scientist in God's world: Fog --
Dynamic stability --
Science in a created world --
'Customs of the creator' --
Two questions --
Miracle --
Objectivity --
Conclusion --
pt. II. The mythology of chance. The unpredictable --
Clearing the ground --
Chance --
A mis-stated issue --
The winding-down of the world --
Conclusion --
pt. III. What room for providence? The image of space-time --
What makes a contradiction? --
The human face of God --
Prayer in a scientific age --
A secular illustration --
The spectre of the inevitable --
Contact with God.
Series Title: Riddell memorial lectures, 46th ser.
Responsibility: by Donald M. MacKay.

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