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Abusing science

Philip Kitcher

Abusing science

the case against creationism

by Philip Kitcher

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creation.,
  • Evolution -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Kitcher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS651
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,213p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17418574M
    ISBN 100335101992

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    "This book is not, therefore, an attempt to debunk religion. Nor does it critize those who accept a literal reading of the Genesis account of Creation simply as an article of religious faith." "The scientific evidence tells decisively against the literal truth of Genesis. That fact does not mean that religion is refuted.". Peterson discusses the so-called Galileo event that some Book of Mormon critics believe will soon occur, thus expanding the separation between religion and science until religion subsides to science. He also addresses the lack of Near Eastern culture among Native Americans, a common argument against the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.


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Kitcher is the author of Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism. He has commented on the way creationists have misinterpreted Kuhn: Thomas Kuhn's book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions has probably been more widely read—and more widely misinterpreted—than any other book in the recent philosophy of science.

The broad circulation Doctoral advisor: Carl Hempel. Abusing Science refutes the popular complaint that the scientific establishment is dogmatic and intolerant, denying "academic freedom" to the unorthodox.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Abusing science by Philip Kitcher; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Christianity, Creation, Creationism, Evolution, Evolution (Biology), Religious aspects, Religious aspects of Evolution.

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Though most recent writings on evolution take critical note of creationist arguments, Kitcher's work is the first major attempt at full-scale demolition—and it's an excellent one, both eloquent and exhaustive. The U. of Vermont philosopher of science has examined the principal writings of the proponents of creationism—like Henry Morris, Director of the Institute of Creation Research&# Philip Kitcher is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, and Director of its Center for the Philosophy of Science.

Kitcher is the author of a searching book on "Scientific" Creationism, Abusing Science, published by The MIT Press in show more/5().

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