Reason and Religion - Rescher, Nicholas

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This book is avowedly written in what has been rather patronizingly called "the affable spirit of compromise or conciliation” between science and religion. Its key thesis is that these two enterprises can—and should be—seen as complementary in addressing different albeit interrelated questions: on the one side the nature of the natural world and our place in it, and on the other how we should proceed and act so as to capitalize on the opportunities that our place in the world affords to us for shaping our lives in a meaningful and satisfying way. How the world works is the crux of the one enterprise and how we are to live is that of the other.…mehr

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This book is avowedly written in what has been rather patronizingly called "the affable spirit of compromise or conciliation” between science and religion. Its key thesis is that these two enterprises can—and should be—seen as complementary in addressing different albeit interrelated questions: on the one side the nature of the natural world and our place in it, and on the other how we should proceed and act so as to capitalize on the opportunities that our place in the world affords to us for shaping our lives in a meaningful and satisfying way. How the world works is the crux of the one enterprise and how we are to live is that of the other.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: De Gruyter
  • Seitenzahl: 117
  • Erscheinungstermin: 25. Januar 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 218mm x 153mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 294g
  • ISBN-13: 9783110320510
  • ISBN-10: 3110320517
  • Artikelnr.: 38078128
Autorenporträt
Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.