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245 00 Science and religion :|bare they compatible? /|cedited by 
       Paul Kurtz ; with the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit 
       Sandhu. 
264  1 Amherst, N.Y. :|bPrometheus Books,|c2003. 
300    368 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  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 -- 
505 0  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 CirĂ¡n 
       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 -- 
505 0  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. 
650  0 Religion and science. 
700 1  Kurtz, Paul,|d1925-2012. 
700 1  Karr, Barry. 
700 1  Sandhu, Ranjit. 
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