Religion and Science: An Introduction (Paperback)

  • Title : Religion and Science: An Introduction (Paperback)
  • Author : Brendan Sweetman
  • ISBN 13 : 9789389391541
  • Year : 2020
  • MRP : Rs 650
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Table of contents 1. Introduction Why Are We Interested in Religion and Science? Religion, Science and Secularism Some Models for Relating Religion and Science A Philosophical Approach to Religion and Science 2. Religion and Science in History The Ancient World: Aristotle The Medieval World: St. Augustine and St. Thomas The Protestant Reformation The Galileo Controversy of the Seventeenth Century Galileo and Newton, and the Development of Science Eighteenth-Century Developments The Nineteenth Century: Darwin and Freud 3. Science and Naturalism in the Twentieth Century The Success of Science The Scientific Method, and Objective Knowledge Realism vs. Anti-Realism The Undermining of Truth in the History of Science The Modern Face of Science: Naturalism 4. God and Evolution Evolution and Modern Culture Brief History of Evolution The Theory of Evolution The Evidence for Evolution: Questions and Answers Religious, Philosophical and Moral Implications of Evolution 5. Science and the Human Person A Challenge to the Traditional Understanding of the Human Person The Nature of Consciousness Human Free Will Immortality Artificial Intelligence The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence 6. Design in the Universe William Paley's Argument The