Nature, Human Nature, And God

Nature, Human Nature, And God

by Ian G. Barbour
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800634772

ISBN-13: 9780800634773

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

In his latest work, the dean of religion and science tackles some of the thorniest issues posed by contemporary thought. Thoroughly conversant with current developments, Barbour offers astute analyses of the shape and import of evolutionary theory, indeterminacy, neuroscience, information theory, and artificial intelligence. He also addresses deeper philosophical

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In his latest work, the dean of religion and science tackles some of the thorniest issues posed by contemporary thought. Thoroughly conversant with current developments, Barbour offers astute analyses of the shape and import of evolutionary theory, indeterminacy, neuroscience, information theory, and artificial intelligence. He also addresses deeper philosophical issues and the idea of nature itself. Then with characteristic clarity and verve, Barbour advances to the interconnected religious questions at the core of contemporary debate: Are humans free? Does religion itself evolve? Are we immortal? Is God omnipotent? How does God act in nature? Barbour's creative and constructive work offers hope that newer religious insights and imperatives occasioned by deep interaction with science can address the environmental and global challenges posed by science's relentless advance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800634773
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Theology and the Sciences Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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