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Oracles of science : celebrity scientists versus God and religion

Author: Karl Giberson; Mariano Artigas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors offer an informed analysis on the views of Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Steven Weinberg; carefully distinguishing science from philosophy and religion in the writings of the oracles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Giberson, Karl.
Oracles of science.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006012191
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Giberson; Mariano Artigas
ISBN: 9780198042464 0198042469 9780199785179 0199785171
OCLC Number: 427507404
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 273 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : The oracles of science --
A good devil's chaplain : Richard Dawkins --
Rocks of ages and the ages of the rocks : Stephen Jay Gould --
Reading the mind of God : Stephen Hawking --
A light in the darkness : Carl Sagan --
Understanding a pointless universe : Steven Weinberg --
A Pulitzer for the ants : Edward O. Wilson --
Conclusion : Science and beyond.
Responsibility: Karl Giberson and Mariano Artigas.
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