Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives / Edition 1

Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives / Edition 1

by John Hedley Brooke, John H. Brooke
     
 

This 1991 book offers an introduction and critical guide to the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief.See more details below

Overview

This 1991 book offers an introduction and critical guide to the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521283748
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/1991
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Interaction between science and religion: some preliminary considerations; 2. Science and religion in the scientific revolution; 3. The parallel between scientific and religious reform; 4. Divine activity in a mechanical universe; 5. Science and religion in the enlightenment; 6. The fortunes and functions of natural theology; 7. Visions of the past: religious belief and the historical sciences; 8. Evolutionary theory and religious belief; Postscript: science and religion in the twentieth century; Bibliographic essay; Sources of quotations; Index.

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