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Title Science vs. religion? [electronic resource] : intelligent design and the problem of evolution / Steve Fuller.
Author Fuller, Steve, 1959-
Publication Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Description 1 online resource.
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Introduction; 1 Historical Bases for the Problem; 1. Science: Western Religion by Secular Means; 2. Science vs Religion or State vs Church?; 3. Converting the Divine Spark into the Scientific Pulse; 4. The Two Faces of Design in Creation and Evolution; 2 Ideological Dimensions of the Problem; 1. The Changing Ideological Temper of Our Times; 2. The Problematic Status of Humanity in Intelligent Design; 3. Conclusion: Science as the Ultimate Means of Human Transcendence; 3 Complexity as a Conceptual Battleground; 1. The Problem of Defining Complexity.
2. Kuhn and the Complexity of Science3. Darwin and the Complexity of Nature; 4. The Normative Dimensions of Complexity; 5. Conclusion: Computerized Evolution as Intelligently Designed Complexity; 4 America as a Legal Battleground; 1. Expertise on the Nature of Science; 2. Supernaturalism as Figment and Fact in the Naturalistic Imagination; 3. Philosophical Resistance to Scientific Naturalism; 4. America's Unique Legal and Political Culture; 5. Conclusion: The Threat Posed by Intelligent Design; 5 Life after Darwinism; 1. Darwinism as Rhetorical Achievement.
2. The Artificiality of Darwinism's Dominance3. Life Spared of Darwin: The Case of Sociology; 4. Conclusion: Alternative Scenarios for Life after Darwin; Conclusion: The Larger Lessons; Bibliography; Index.
Summary For centuries, science and religion have been portrayed as diametrically opposed. In this provocative new book, Steve Fuller examines the apparent clash between science and religion by focusing on the heated debates about evolution and intelligent design theory. In so doing, he claims that science vs. religion is in fact a false dichotomy. For Fuller, supposedly intellectual disputes, such as those between creationist and evolutionist accounts of life, often disguise other institutionally driven conflicts, such as the struggle between State and Church to be the source of legitimate authority i.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Religion and science.
Intelligent design (Teleology)
Evolution.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Fuller, Steve. Science vs. Religion. Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013 9780745641225
ISBN 9780745654553 (electronic bk.)
074565455X (electronic bk.)

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