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Back to Darwin : a richer account of evolution

Author: John B Cobb
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2008.
Series: ISSR Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a distinctive, radical way beyond the quarrels between evolutionary science and Christian belief. Leading scientists, philosophers, and theologians critically discuss the metaphysical assumptions of neo-Darwinism and offer concrete ways of broadening mainstream evolutionary theory. Their open exchange, moderated by veteran process theologian John B. Cobb, presents a holistic case for evolution  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Konferenser
Congresses
congrès
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Cobb
ISBN: 9780802848376 0802848370
OCLC Number: 196303118
Description: xiv, 434 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Background materials. Balfour versus Huxley on evolutionary naturalism : a twenty-first-century perspective / John Greene --
From Paley to Darwin : design to natural selection / Francisco J. Ayala --
Reduction, emergence, naturalism, dualism, teleology : a précis / Francisco J. Ayala --
Egg-to-adult, brain-to-mind, and ape-to-human transformations / Francisco J. Ayala --
Neo-Darwinism : scientific account and theological attributions / Jeffrey Schloss --
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II. To broaden and diversify evolutionary theory. Six scientific alternatives to neo-Darwinism / A.Y. Gunter --
Evolution, complexity, and energy flow / Dorion Sagan --
Hydrogen : humanity's maker and breaker / Reg Morrison --
Gaia and machines / Lynn Margulis --
The role of symbiogenesis in evolution / Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan --
Punctuated equilibrium and species selection / Francisco J. Ayala --
The Baldwin effect / Francisco J. Ayala --
Evolution and process thought / Ian G. Barbour --
Organisms as agents in evolution / John B. Cobb, Jr. --
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III. The philosophical challenge to neo-Darwinism. Why aren't we zombies? : neo-Darwinism and process thought / Charles Birch --
Introduction to "the metaphysics of consciousness and evolution" / Robert J. Valenza --
Neo-Darwinism and its religious implications / David Ray Griffin --
Process and emergence / Philip Clayton --
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IV. Evolution and God. Darwinism, design, and cosmic purpose / John F. Haught --
Divine providence and the question of evolutionary directionality / Jeffrey P. Schloss --
From Calvinism to Claremont : now that's evolution! or, from Calvin's supernaturalism to Griffin's theistic naturalism / Howard J. Van Till --
Whitehead's naturalism and a non-Darwinian view of evolution / David Ray Griffin --
What God does / John B. Cobb, Jr.
Series Title: ISSR Library.
Responsibility: edited by John B. Cobb, Jr.
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This book provides a distinctive, radical way beyond the quarrels between evolutionary science and Christian belief. Leading scientists, philosophers, and theologians critically discuss the metaphysical assumptions of neo-Darwinism and offer concrete ways of broadening mainstream evolutionary theory. Their open exchange, moderated by veteran process theologian John B. Cobb, presents a holistic case for evolution that both theists and nontheists can accept.

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