Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it. Are these modes incompatible? Put another way: is the intellectually responsible thing to do to ‘pick sides’ and identify with one of these approaches at the exclusion of others? Or, are they complementary or mutually supportive? As is typical of questions of such magnitude, the devil is in the details. For example, it is important to work out what is really distinctive about each of these ways of inquiring about the world. In order to gain some clarity here, we’ll be investigating what some of the current leading thinkers in philosophy, science and religion are actually doing.
Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and ReligionThe University of Edinburgh
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE AND RELIGION: PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
Very informative and useful information to support my school learning. I found the use of examples and metaphors useful to help contextualise the information.
The inter relationship between all the three concept has to be understood for having through knowledge creation
Very interesting. This was my first taste of philosophy and at first it was a bit confusing but I enjoyed learning new ways of looking at things.
Islam is the second biggest religion in the world and is one of the Ibrahimic religions. There should be some more research done on it.
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