The Resource Evolution as a religion : strange hopes and stranger fears, Mary Midgley

Evolution as a religion : strange hopes and stranger fears, Mary Midgley

Label
Evolution as a religion : strange hopes and stranger fears
Title
Evolution as a religion
Title remainder
strange hopes and stranger fears
Statement of responsibility
Mary Midgley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work exposes the illogical logic of poor doctrines that shelter themselves behind the prestige of science. Midgley examines how science comes to be used as a substitute for religion and points out how badly that role distorts it
Cataloging source
UKM
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1919-2018
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Midgley, Mary
Index
index present
LC call number
BL263
LC item number
.M485 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Evolution
  • Evolution
  • Religion and science
  • Evolution
  • Evolution
Label
Evolution as a religion : strange hopes and stranger fears, Mary Midgley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London: Methuen, 1985
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
Evolutionary dramas -- Do science and religion compete? -- Demarcation disputes -- The irresistible escalator -- Choosing a world -- The problem of direction -- Scientist and superscientist -- Dazzling prospects -- Black holes: Jacques Monod and the isolation of 'science' -- Freedom and the Monte Carlo drama -- Scientific education and human transience -- Mixed antitheses -- Science, scepticism and awe -- The service of self and the service of Kali -- Who or what is selfish? -- Dreaming and waking -- The limits of individualism -- The vulnerable world and its claims on us
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Rev. ed. /
  • with an new introduction by the author.
Extent
xi, 212 pages
Isbn
9780415278331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48486611
  • (OCoLC)ocm48486611
Label
Evolution as a religion : strange hopes and stranger fears, Mary Midgley
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London: Methuen, 1985
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
Evolutionary dramas -- Do science and religion compete? -- Demarcation disputes -- The irresistible escalator -- Choosing a world -- The problem of direction -- Scientist and superscientist -- Dazzling prospects -- Black holes: Jacques Monod and the isolation of 'science' -- Freedom and the Monte Carlo drama -- Scientific education and human transience -- Mixed antitheses -- Science, scepticism and awe -- The service of self and the service of Kali -- Who or what is selfish? -- Dreaming and waking -- The limits of individualism -- The vulnerable world and its claims on us
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Rev. ed. /
  • with an new introduction by the author.
Extent
xi, 212 pages
Isbn
9780415278331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48486611
  • (OCoLC)ocm48486611

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