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Science in theistic contexts

cognitive dimensions

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

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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.

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.

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xii, 376 p. :
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