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Cover of: Science in theistic contexts by edited by John Hedley Brooke, Margaret J. Osler, and Jitse M. van der Meer.

Science in theistic contexts
cognitive dimensions
edited by John Hedley Brooke, Margaret J. Osler, and Jitse M. van der Meer.

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Religious belief and the content of the sciences -- J.H. Brooke
Religious beliefs, metaphysical beliefs, and historiography of science -- S.J. Wykstra
Freeing astronomy from philosophy: an aspect of Islamic influence on science -- F.J. Ragep
Astronomical exegesis: an early modern Jewish interpretation of the heavens -- N.J. Efron and M. Fisch
Theological foundations of Kepler's astronomy -- P. Barker and B.R. Goldstein
Science, religion, and the historiography of the Galileo affair: on the undesirability of oversimplification -- M.A. Finocchiaro
Divine artifice and natural mechanism: Robert Boyle's mechanical philosophy of nature -- M.G. Cook
Whose ends? Teleology in early modern natural philosophy -- M.J. Osler
"God of gods and Lord of lords": the theology of Isaac Newton's General Scholium to the Principia -- S.D. Snobelen
Astronomy and religion (1780-1915): four case studies involving ideas of extraterrestrial life -- M.J. Crowe
Science in theistic contexts: a case study of Alfred Russel Wallace on human evolution -- M. Fichman -- "The
Sense of sublimity": Darwin on nature and divinity -- P.R. Sloan
Natural selection, teleology, and the logos: from Darwin to the Oxford neo-Darwinists, 1859-1909 -- R. England -- The
psychology of the emotions in Britain and America in the nineteenth century: the role of religious and antireligious commitments -- T. Dixon
Quaker responses to Darwin -- G. Cantor
Victorian sciences and religions: discordant harmonies-- B. Lightman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series Osiris : a research journal devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences -- 2nd ser., v. 16, Osiris (Bruges, Belgium) -- 2nd ser., v. 16.

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 376 p. :
Number of pages 376

ID Numbers

Open Library OL15510022M
ISBN 10 0226075648, 0226075656
OCLC/WorldCat 47929234
Library Thing 6597334
Goodreads 3174986 716478

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