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The future of reason, science and faith [electronic resource] : following modernity and post-modernity / J. Andrew Kirk.

By: Kirk, J. Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Transcending boundaries in philosophy and theology: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9780754684480 (electronic bk.); 0754684482 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Faith and reason | Christianity and culture | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Geloof en wetenschap | PostmodernismeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Future of reason, science and faith.DDC classification: 261.5 Other classification: 08.32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
An enigma and an idea -- An enquiry into the origins of modern science -- The turn to rationalism : justification by reason alone? -- The turn to empiricism : knowledge through science alone? -- The turn to historicism -- The turn to language -- The world in transit : between arrival and departure (part one) -- The world in transit : between arrival and departure (part two) -- Regaining a lost opportunity : the preconditions -- Regaining a lost opportunity : the conditions -- Summing up : the story, the enigma, the solution.
Summary: Focusing on the history of ideas, this book explores important questions concerning knowledge in relation to philosophy, science, ethics and Christian faith. Kirk contributes to the current debate about the intellectual basis and integrity of Western culture, exploring controversial issues concerning the notions of modernity and post-modernity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-252) and index.

An enigma and an idea -- An enquiry into the origins of modern science -- The turn to rationalism : justification by reason alone? -- The turn to empiricism : knowledge through science alone? -- The turn to historicism -- The turn to language -- The world in transit : between arrival and departure (part one) -- The world in transit : between arrival and departure (part two) -- Regaining a lost opportunity : the preconditions -- Regaining a lost opportunity : the conditions -- Summing up : the story, the enigma, the solution.

Focusing on the history of ideas, this book explores important questions concerning knowledge in relation to philosophy, science, ethics and Christian faith. Kirk contributes to the current debate about the intellectual basis and integrity of Western culture, exploring controversial issues concerning the notions of modernity and post-modernity.

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