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God and design : the teleological argument and modern science

Author: Neil A Manson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent discoveries in physics, cosmology and biochemistry have captured the public imagination and renewed interest in the theory that God created the world according to a plan. This book considers the ways in which perennial questions of origin continue to fascinate and disturb us.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Manson
ISBN: 0415263433 9780415263436 0415263441 9780415263443 9780203398265 0203398262
OCLC Number: 50447710
Description: xvi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The design argument / Elliott Sober --
The meaning of design / John Leslie --
The design inference : old wine in new wineskins / Robert O'Connor --
God by design? / Jan Narveson --
The argument to God from fine-tuning reassessed / Richard Swinburne --
Perceiving design / Del Ratzsch --
The appearance of design in physics and cosmology / Paul Davies --
Design and the anthropic fine-tuning of the universe / William Lane Craig --
Evidence for fine-tuning / Robin Collins --
Probabilities and the fine-tuning argument : a skeptical view / Timothy McGrew, Lydia McGrew, and Eric Vestrup --
Other universes : a scientific perspective / Martin Rees --
Too many universes / D.H. Mellor --
Fine-tuning and multiple universes / Roger White --
The chance of the gaps / William Dembski --
The modern intelligent design hypothesis : breaking rules / Michael Behe --
Answering the biochemical argument from design / Kenneth R. Miller --
Modern biologists and the argument from design / Michael Ruse --
The paradoxes of evolution : inevitable humans in a lonely universe? / Simon Conway Morris --
The compatibility of Darwinism and design / Peter van Inwagen.
Responsibility: [edited by] Neil A. Manson.
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