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God and the Universe

Gibson, Arthur

Verlag: Routledge, London and New York, 2000
ISBN 10: 0415236665 / ISBN 13: 9780415236669
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Titel: God and the Universe

Verlag: Routledge, London and New York

Erscheinungsdatum: 2000

Einband: hardcover

Zustand: Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good

Art des Buches: Used


Hardcover volume in slightly edge-worn dust-jacket, with superficial marks front and rear. Remnants of price sticker on jacket's rear. Leading corners, and head and foot of spine, of jacket and hardcover, are very slightly bumped. Contents are sound and clean, and the text is clear. TH. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 267337

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Inhaltsangabe: Ambitious, controversial and absorbing, God and the Universe tackles the highly-charged issue of God's relevance in the light of new scientific thinking on cosmology. Engaging with poststructuralism, ethics, mathematics, and philosophy through the ages, this persuasively argued book reinvigorates religious debate for the new millennium.

Rezension: God and the Universe is like a philosophical heavyweight title fight. Arthur Gibson--a philosopher from the University of Surrey, with an impressive CV from Cambridge--wades into the ring and slogs it out with the big questions which surround theology, cosmology and philosophy. He understands the philosophical and theological implications of modern theories about the beginning of the universe, and challenges the established antipathy between science and religion with an erudition that has mastered minds from Aristotle to Hawking and from Aquinas to Einstein. Without proposing facile, reactionary solutions, Gibson offers a fresh way forward in the relationship between science and religion.

In four exhaustive sections he covers the problem of religious and scientific language, the space-time continuum, the cosmology of life and cosmological ethics. In each section he aims to show how the language of cosmology, theology and metaphysics should converge. He suggests that "the philosopher and the cosmologist are midway between the poet and the physicist". Gibson is a professional philosopher and he argues his case with the density and precision which his profession requires. As a result, this book is not for the faint-hearted or lazy-minded. A basic philosophical knowledge, at least, is a required background and speed readers need not apply. Despite the density of his ideas, Gibson writes with lucidity and elegance. His arguments are carefully developed and cautiously applied. The final result is a challenging step away from the fragmented chaos of post-modernism, towards an exciting new synthesis of the differing strands of modern thought. --Dwight Longenecker

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