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Science and the search for meaning: perspectives from international scientists

Author: Staune, Jean Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 249 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781599471020Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print Q175 .S34 2006
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Includes bibliographical references


Science and the Search for Meaning Perspectives from International Scientists Contents Foreword PHILIP CLAYTON vii Introduction JEAN STAUNE PART I. Science 3 with Philosophy . 15 1. Revisiting the Paths to Meaning BERNARD D'ESPAGNAT 2. Glimpsing the Mind of God PAUL DAVIES 27 3. Mysteries of Life: Is There "Something Else"? CHRISTIAN DE DUVE 38 PART II. Science, Spirituality, and Society 4. Essence and Continuity of Life in the African Society: Its Evolving Nature THOMAS ODHIAMBO 61 5. Einstein and Gandhi: The Meaning of Life RAMANATH COWSIK 79 6. Dialogue of Civilizations: Making History through a New World Vision AHMED ZEWAIL PART III. The 90 Convergence of the Approaches I09 7. The Convergence of Science and Religion CHARLES H. TOWNES 8. Science and Religion JEAN KOVALEVSKY 120 9. Moral Philosophy: A Space for Dialogue between Science and Theology THIERRY MAGNIN 137 PART IV. Agreements and Conflicts between the Two 10. Modern Cosmology and the Quest for Meaning: A Dialogue on the Road to Knowledge BRUNO GUIDERDONI 163 Science and Buddhism TRINH XUAN THUAN PART V. Personal 174 and Scientific Search 12. Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science WILLIAM D. PHILLIPS 193 13. The Other Outlook KHALIL CHAMCHAM 209 PART VI. Synthesis 14. Science and Transcendence: Limits of Language and Common Sense MICHAEL HELLER 225 Contributors Index 237 243

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