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The Resource Science and religion : are they compatible?, edited by Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu

Science and religion : are they compatible?, edited by Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu

Label
Science and religion : are they compatible?
Title
Science and religion
Title remainder
are they compatible?
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.S346 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurtz, Paul
  • Karr, Barry
  • Sandhu, Ranjit
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Religion and science
Label
Science and religion : are they compatible?, edited by Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introductory. An overview of the issues / Paul Kurtz -- Are science and religion conflicting or complementary? : some thoughts about boundaries / Kendrick Frazier -- I. Cosmology and God. A designer universe? / Steven Weinberg -- Anthropic design : does the cosmos show evidence of purpose? / Victor J. Stenger -- From the anthropic principle to the supernatural / David A. Shotwell -- "God's goof," and the universe that knew we were coming / Owen Gingerich -- Big-bang cosmology and atheism : why the big bang is no help to theists / Quentin Smith -- Holy wars : an astrophysicist ponders the God question / Neil deGrasse Tyson -- II. Intelligent design : creationism versus science. Creationism versus evolution / Kendrick Frazier -- Skepticism's prospects for unseating intelligent design / William A. Dembski -- Design yes, intelligent no : a critique of intelligent-design theory and neocreationism / Massimo Pigliucci -- The 'science and religion movement' : an opportunity for improved public understanding of science? / Eugenie C. Scott -- A world designed by God : science and creationism in contemporary Islam / Taner Edis --
  • III. Religion and science in conflict. Science and religion in historical perspective / Vern L. Bullough -- The Galileo affair / Timothy Moy -- Uniting the world-- or dividing it : which outlook is truly universal, which parochial in the extreme? / Sir Hermann Bondi -- Why getting it right matters : how science prevails / Daniel C. Dennett -- The dangerous quest for cooperation between science and religion / Jacob Pandian -- Science versus religion : a conversation with my students / Barry A. Palevitz -- Credo / Arthur C. Clarke -- IV. Science and ethics : two magisteria. Nonoverlapping magisteria / Stephen Jay Gould -- You can't have it both ways : irreconcilable differences? / Richard Dawkins -- Where the two worlds tangle : there is a conflict in metaphysics-- but not in ethics / Richard Feynman -- V. The scientific investigation of paranatural claims. Examining claims of the "paranatural" : life after death / Paul Kurtz -- After-death communication studies / Richard Wiseman and Cirán O'Keefe -- Near-death experiences / Antony Flew -- Does the soul exist : from the mythological soul to the conscious brain / Jerome W. Elbert -- Efficacy of prayer / Irwin Tessman and Jack Tessman -- Science versus shroud science / Joe Nickell --
  • VI. Scientific explanations of religion. Why do people believe or disbelieve? / Paul Kurtz -- Supernatural power and cultural evolution / Anthony Layng -- The biological roots of religion / Morton Hunt -- Whence religious belief? / Steven Pinker -- Searching for God in the machine / David C. Noelle -- VII. Accommodating science and religion. Science and the unknowable / Martin Gardner -- A way of life for agnostics / James Lovelock -- Celebrating creation / Chet Raymo -- Science and religion in an impersonal universe / Matt Young -- Afterthoughts / Paul Kurtz
Control code
ocm51511224
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
366 p.
Isbn
9781591020646
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003041378
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Science and religion : are they compatible?, edited by Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introductory. An overview of the issues / Paul Kurtz -- Are science and religion conflicting or complementary? : some thoughts about boundaries / Kendrick Frazier -- I. Cosmology and God. A designer universe? / Steven Weinberg -- Anthropic design : does the cosmos show evidence of purpose? / Victor J. Stenger -- From the anthropic principle to the supernatural / David A. Shotwell -- "God's goof," and the universe that knew we were coming / Owen Gingerich -- Big-bang cosmology and atheism : why the big bang is no help to theists / Quentin Smith -- Holy wars : an astrophysicist ponders the God question / Neil deGrasse Tyson -- II. Intelligent design : creationism versus science. Creationism versus evolution / Kendrick Frazier -- Skepticism's prospects for unseating intelligent design / William A. Dembski -- Design yes, intelligent no : a critique of intelligent-design theory and neocreationism / Massimo Pigliucci -- The 'science and religion movement' : an opportunity for improved public understanding of science? / Eugenie C. Scott -- A world designed by God : science and creationism in contemporary Islam / Taner Edis --
  • III. Religion and science in conflict. Science and religion in historical perspective / Vern L. Bullough -- The Galileo affair / Timothy Moy -- Uniting the world-- or dividing it : which outlook is truly universal, which parochial in the extreme? / Sir Hermann Bondi -- Why getting it right matters : how science prevails / Daniel C. Dennett -- The dangerous quest for cooperation between science and religion / Jacob Pandian -- Science versus religion : a conversation with my students / Barry A. Palevitz -- Credo / Arthur C. Clarke -- IV. Science and ethics : two magisteria. Nonoverlapping magisteria / Stephen Jay Gould -- You can't have it both ways : irreconcilable differences? / Richard Dawkins -- Where the two worlds tangle : there is a conflict in metaphysics-- but not in ethics / Richard Feynman -- V. The scientific investigation of paranatural claims. Examining claims of the "paranatural" : life after death / Paul Kurtz -- After-death communication studies / Richard Wiseman and Cirán O'Keefe -- Near-death experiences / Antony Flew -- Does the soul exist : from the mythological soul to the conscious brain / Jerome W. Elbert -- Efficacy of prayer / Irwin Tessman and Jack Tessman -- Science versus shroud science / Joe Nickell --
  • VI. Scientific explanations of religion. Why do people believe or disbelieve? / Paul Kurtz -- Supernatural power and cultural evolution / Anthony Layng -- The biological roots of religion / Morton Hunt -- Whence religious belief? / Steven Pinker -- Searching for God in the machine / David C. Noelle -- VII. Accommodating science and religion. Science and the unknowable / Martin Gardner -- A way of life for agnostics / James Lovelock -- Celebrating creation / Chet Raymo -- Science and religion in an impersonal universe / Matt Young -- Afterthoughts / Paul Kurtz
Control code
ocm51511224
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
366 p.
Isbn
9781591020646
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003041378
Other physical details
ill.

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