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Science and religion : a very short introduction

Author: Thomas Dixon
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The debate between science and religion is never out of the news: emotions run high, fuelled by polemical bestsellers like The God Delusion and, at the other end of the spectrum, high-profile campaigns to teach 'Intelligent Design' in schools. Yet there is much more to the debate than the clash of these extremes. As Thomas Dixon shows in this balanced and thought-provoking introduction, many have seen harmony  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Former Course Reserve reading
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Dixon
ISBN: 9780199295517 0199295514
OCLC Number: 231946878
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Dingle Prize 2009.
Description: 150 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: What are science-religion debates really about? --
Galileo and the philosophy of science --
Does God act in nature? --
Darwin and evolution --
Creationism and intelligent design --
Mind and morality.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Thomas Dixon.
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From the trial of Galileo through to today's controversy over the teaching of 'Intelligent Design' in schools, there has been a long history of conflict between science and religion. This balanced  Read more...

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A rich introductory text...on the study of relations of science and religion. * R. P. Whaite, Metascience * A marvellous book that should be required reading for dogmatic fundamentalists of every Read more...

 
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