On Faith and Science

On Faith and Science

by Edward J. Larson, Michael Ruse

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300216172
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 08/22/2017
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 852,012
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


Edward J. Larson is University Professor of history and Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University. Michael Ruse is Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor and director of the history and philosophy of science program at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What's the Fuss? 1

1 Looking Up to God or the Cosmos 17

2 The Tao of Physics and Other Big Ideas 51

3 The Brain, the Mind, and the Soul 79

4 Rock, Fossil, God 102

5 Darwinism and Belief 135

6 The Evolution of Humanity 159

7 Sex and Gender 185

8 Eugenies, Genetics, and Playing God 212

9 Living on Earth 246

Bibliographic Essay: Where to Look from Here 277

Index 287

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