Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

by John Hedley Brooke
     
 

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One of the most fascinating and enduring issues in the development of the modern world--the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief--is reviewed in the context of recent scholarship in the history of science.  See more details below

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One of the most fascinating and enduring issues in the development of the modern world--the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief--is reviewed in the context of recent scholarship in the history of science.

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'[John Hedley Brooke] has given us a brilliant, perceptive, subtle, nuanced analysis, which will permanently alter the way scholars and the informed lay public view the relations of science and religion.' David C. Lindberg, Metascience

'… arguably the most important historical analysis of science and religion since Andrew Dickson White's History of the Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom (1898).' Ronald L. Numbers, Metascience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521239615
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/1991
Series:
Cambridge History of Science Series
Pages:
434
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.22(d)

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John Hedley Brooke is Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford.

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