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The history of science and religion in the Western tradition : an encyclopedia

Author: Gary B Ferngren; Edward J Larson; Darrel W Amundsen
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 2000.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1833.
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Spanning 5th Century Greece to today, this volume describes the relationship of science and religion throughout history. From ancient cosmology to modern physics, every major intellectual movement  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Ferngren; Edward J Larson; Darrel W Amundsen
ISBN: 0815316569 9780815316565
OCLC Number: 43552621
Description: xxi, 586 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: Part I. The Relationship of Science and Religion --
The Historiography of Science and Religion / David B. Wilson --
The Conflict of Science and Religion / Colin A. Russell --
The Demarcation of Science and Religion / Stephen C. Mover --
Epistemology / Frederick Suppe --
Causation / John Henry --
Views of Nature / Colin A. Russell --
God, Nature, and Science / Stanley L. Jaki --
Varieties of Providentialism / Margaret J. Osler --
Natural Theology / John Hedley Brooke --
The Design Argument / William A. Dembski --
Miracles / Robert M. Burns --
Theodicy / Kenneth J. Howell --
Genesis and Science / John Stenhouse --
Nineteenth-Century Biblical Criticism / D.G. Hart --
Part II. Biographical Studies --
Galileo Galilei / Richard J. Blackwell --
Blaise Pascal / Douglas Groothtuis --
Isaac Newton / Richard S. Westfall --
Charles Darwin / James K. Moore --
Part III. Intellectual Foundations and Philosophical Backgrounds --
Plato and Platonism / Peter Losin --
Aristotle and Aristotelianism / Edward Grant --
Atomism / John Henry --
Epicureanism / Lisa Sarasohn --
Stoicism / Robert B. Todd --
Augustine of Hippo / Kenneth J. Howell --
Thomas Aquinas and Thomism / William A. Wallace --
Skepticism / Margaret J. Osler --
Cartesianism / Thomas M. Lennon --
Mechanical Philosophy / Margaret J. Osler --
The Cambridge Platonists / Sarah Hutton --
Deism / Stephen P. Weldon --
The Enlightenment / Thomas Broman --
Baconianism / Waiter H. Conser Jr. --
German Nature Philosophy / Nicolaas A. Rupke --
Materialism / Frederick Gregory --
Atheism / John Henry --
Positivism / Charles D. Cashdollar --
Pragmatism / Deborah J. Coon --
Evolutionary Ethics / Paul Farber --
Scientific Naturalism / Edward B. Davis, Robin Collins --
Secular Humanism / Stephen P. Weldon --
Process Philosophy and Theology / David Ray Griffin --
The Social Construction of Science / Stephen P. Weldon --
Gender / Sara Miles, John Henry --
Postmodernism / Stephen P. Weldon --
Part IV. Specific Religious Traditions and Chronological Periods --
Judaism to 1700 / David B. Ruderman --
Early Christian Attitudes Toward Nature / David C. Lindberg --
Islam / Alnoor Dhanani --
Medieval Science and Religion / David C. Lindberg --
Orthodoxy / Allyne L. Smith Jr. [and others] --
Roman Catholicism Since Trent / Steven J. Harris --
Early-Modern Protestantism / Edward B. Davis, Michael P. Winship --
Judaism Since 1700 / Ira Robinson --
Modern American Mainline Protestantism / Ferenc M. Szasz --
Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism / Mark A. Noll --
America's Innovative Nineteenth-Century Religions / Rennie B. Schoepflin --
Creationism Since 1859 / Ronald L. Numbers --
Part V. Astronomy and Cosmology --
The Calendar / LeRoy E. Doggett --
Comets and Meteors / Sara Schechner Genuth --
Pre-Copernican Astronomy / James Lattis --
The Copernican Revolution / Owen Gingerich --
The Eternity of the World / Edward Grant --
The Plurality of Worlds and Extraterrestrial Life / Michael J. Crowe --
Macrocosm/Microcosm / John Henry --
Cosmogonies From 1700 to 1900 / Ronald L. Numbers --
Geocentricity / Robert J. Schadewald --
Flat-Earthism / Robert J. Schadewald --
Twentieth-Century Cosmologies / Craig Sean McConnell --
The Anthropic Principle / William Lane Craig --
Part VI. The Physical Sciences --
Physics / Richard Olson --
Chemistry / John Hedley Brooke --
Electricity / Dennis Stillings --
Chaos Theory / John Polkinghorne --
Part VII. The Earth Sciences --
Theories of the Earth and Its Age Before Darwin / David R. Oldroyd --
The Genesis Flood / Rodney L. Stiling --
Geology and Paleontology From 1700 to 1900 / Nicolaas A. Rupke --
Uniformitarianism and Actualism / Leonard G. Wilson --
Geography / David N. Livingstone --
Earthquakes / Peter M. Hess --
Meteorology / John Henry --
Ecology and the Environment / David N. Livingstone --
Part VIII. The Biological Sciences --
Natural History / Peter M. Hess --
The Great Chain of Being / William F. Bynum --
Taxonomy / David M. Knight --
The Origin and Unity of the Human Race / David N. Livingstone --
Evolution / Peter J. Bowler --
Anatomy and Physiology to 1700 / Emerson Thomas McMullen --
Premodern Theories of Generation / Charles E. Dinsmore --
Genetics / Richard Weikart --
Eugenics / Edward J. Larson --
Part IX. Medicine and Psychology --
Medicine / Darrel W. Amundsen, Gary B. Ferngren --
Epidemic Diseases / Darrel W. Amundsen, Gary B. Ferngren --
European Psychology / Wade E. Pickren --
Psychology in America / Jon H. Roberts --
Theories of Religious Insanity in America / Ronald L. Numbers, Janet S. Swain, Samuel B. Thielman --
Phrenology / Lisle W. Dalton --
Theories of the Soul / Peter G. Sobol --
Part X. The Occult Sciences --
Asthology / Laura A. Smoller --
Magic and the Occult / William Eamon --
Alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe --
Hermeticism / Jole Shackelford --
Numbers / Peter G. Sobol --
The Cabala / Peter G. Sobol --
Spiritualism / Deborah F. Coon.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1833.
Responsibility: Gary B. Ferngren, general editor ; Edward J. Larson, Darrel W. Amundsen, co-editors ; Anne-Marie E. Nakhla, assistant editor.
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"The volume is... comprehensive in its treatment of the subject of science and religion, and will be of service to undergraduates as well as research scholars."-"American Reference Books Annual, 2002 Read more...

 
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