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The Resource Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible, Jerry A. Coyne

Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible, Jerry A. Coyne

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Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible
Title
Faith versus fact
Title remainder
why science and religion are incompatible
Statement of responsibility
Jerry A. Coyne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The best-selling author of Why Evolution Is True discusses the negative role of religion in education, politics, medicine and social policy, explaining how religion cannot provide verifiable or responsible answers to world problems
Summary
Lays out an argument for the fundamental incompatibility of the methods of science and those of religion, maintaining that empirical and rational science is testable and reliable, while the faith and dogma of religion are not
Tone
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10414770
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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Coyne, Jerry A.
Dewey number
201/.65
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Religion and science
  • Faith and reason
  • Faith and reason
  • Religion and science
Target audience
adult
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why science and religion are incompatible
Label
Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible, Jerry A. Coyne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem -- What's incompatible?. What is science? ; What is religion? ; The incompatibility ; Conflicts of method ; Conflicts of outcome ; Conflicts of philosophy -- Why accommodationism fails. The varieties of accommodationism ; Science versus the supernatural ; What about miracles? ; Three test cases ; Was the evolution of humans inevitable? ; Theological problems with theistic evolution -- Faith strikes back. The new natural theology ; Is science the only "way of knowing"? ; The scientism canard -- Why does it matter?. Child abuse : faith as substitute for medicine ; Suppression of research and vaccination ; Opposition to assisted dying ; Global-warming denialism ; Does faith have any value? ; Can there be dialogue between science and faith?
Control code
ocn892041493
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 311 pages
Isbn
9780670026531
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015001103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892041493
Label
Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible, Jerry A. Coyne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem -- What's incompatible?. What is science? ; What is religion? ; The incompatibility ; Conflicts of method ; Conflicts of outcome ; Conflicts of philosophy -- Why accommodationism fails. The varieties of accommodationism ; Science versus the supernatural ; What about miracles? ; Three test cases ; Was the evolution of humans inevitable? ; Theological problems with theistic evolution -- Faith strikes back. The new natural theology ; Is science the only "way of knowing"? ; The scientism canard -- Why does it matter?. Child abuse : faith as substitute for medicine ; Suppression of research and vaccination ; Opposition to assisted dying ; Global-warming denialism ; Does faith have any value? ; Can there be dialogue between science and faith?
Control code
ocn892041493
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 311 pages
Isbn
9780670026531
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015001103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892041493

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