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Author: Steve Fuller
Publisher: Durham : Acumen, ©2010.
Series: Art of living series (Acumen Publishing)
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In this challenging and provocative book, Steve Fuller contends that our continuing faith in science in the face of its actual history is best understood as the secular residue of a religiously inspired belief in divine providence. Our faith in science is the promise of a life as it shall be, as science will make it one day. Just as men once put their faith in God's activity in the world, so we now travel to a land  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Fuller
ISBN: 9781844654512 1844654516 9781317488330 1317488334 1280119969 9781280119965
OCLC Number: 794490850
Description: 1 online resource (v, 170 pages).
Contents: The gospel according to Dr. Strangelove --
Can science live with its past? --
Styles of living scientifically: a tale of three nations --
We are all scientists now: the rise of Protscience --
The scientific ethic and the spirit of literalism --
What has atheism --
old and new --
ever done for science? --
Science as an instrument of divine justice --
Scientific progress as secular providence --
Science poised between changing the future and undoing the past.
Series Title: Art of living series (Acumen Publishing)
Responsibility: Steve Fuller.
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Contends that our continuing faith in science in the face of its actual history is best understood as the secular residue of a religiously inspired belief in divine providence.  Read more...

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