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Read online Scienza e religione.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Scienza e religione Il dibattito sul rapporto tra scienza e religione non ha mai smesso di alimentare polemiche inasprite oggi da best seller come L illusione di Dio di Richard Dawkins da un lato e da rigide posizioni antievoluzionistiche dall altro Eppure sostiene Thomas Dixon a dispetto del sentire comune il rapporto scienza religione non si esaurisce del tutto nello scontro tra evoluzionismo e creazionismo anzi nemmeno si dovrebbe parlare di conflitto puro e semplice La storia dal processo a Galileo alle recenti battaglie sul Disegno intelligente in America ci mostra che in realt i contorni sono molto pi sfumati e che c stato e c tuttora molto pi di quanto venga dato a vedere Non solo Charles Darwin quindi meccanica quantistica astronomia e neuroscienze ma anche pressioni politiche e sociali e inedite prospettive da religioni non cristiane sono questi oggi gli attori di uno dei dialoghi pi profondi e contraddittori che l uomo ha intrapreso con la ricerca della propria natura by Thomas Dixon

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Scienza e religione
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The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain, Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction, From Passions to Emotions: The Creation of a Secular Psychological Category, Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation, How to Get a First: The Essential Guide to Academic Success, Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives, The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan
Altruism was coined by the French sociologist Auguste Comte in the early s as a theoretical term in his cerebral theory and as the central ideal of his atheistic Religion of Humanity In The Invention of Altruism Thomas Dixon traces this new language of altruism as it spread through British culture between the s and the s and in doing so provides a new portrait of Victorian moral thought br Drawing attention to the importance of Comtean positivism in setting the agenda for debates about science and religion this volume challenges received ideas about both Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer as moral philosophers Darwin saw sympathy and love not only selfishness and competition throughout the natural world Spencer was the instigator of an Anti Aggression League and an advocate of greater altruism in Britain s dealings with the lower races It also sheds light on the rise of popular socialism in the s on the creation of the idealist altruist in novels of the s and on the individualistic philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche Oscar Wilde and G E Moore authors considered by some to be representative of fin de siecle egomania br This wide ranging study in the history of ideas is highly relevant to contemporary debates about altruism evolution religion and ethics br, The debate between science and religion is never out of the news emotions run high fuelled by polemical bestsellers like em The God Delusion em and at the other end of the spectrum high profile campaigns to teach Intelligent Design in schools Yet there is much more to the debate than the clash of these extremes As Thomas Dixon shows in this balanced and thought provoking introduction a whole range of views subtle arguments and fascinating perspectives can be found on this complex and centuries old subject He explores the key philosophical questions that underlie the debate but also highlights the social political and ethical contexts that have made the tensions between science and religion such a fraught and interesting topic in the modern world Dixon emphasizes how the modern conflict between evolution and creationism is quintessentially an American phenomenon arising from the culture and history of the United States as exemplified through the ongoing debates about how to interpret the First Amendment s separation of church and state Along the way he examines landmark historical episodes such as the Galileo affair Charles Darwin s own religious and scientific odyssey the Scopes Monkey Trial in Tennessee in and the Dover Area School Board case of and includes perspectives from non Christian religions and examples from across the physical biological and social sciences br br strong About the Series strong Combining authority with wit accessibility and style strong Very Short Introductions strong offer an introduction to some of life s most interesting topics Written by experts for the newcomer they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics from philosophy to Freud quantum theory to Islam br, Until two centuries ago the emotions did not exist Thomas Dixon reveals in this study how emotions came into being as a distinct psychological category They replaced such concepts as appetites passions sentiments and affections which had preoccupied thinkers as diverse as Augustine Aquinas Hume and Darwin The book is a significant original contribution to the debate which has preoccupied western thinkers across many disciplines in recent decades, The idea of an inevitable conflict between science and religion was decisively challenged by John Hedley Brooke in his classic Science and Religion Some Historical Perspectives Cambridge Almost two decades on Science and Religion New Historical Perspectives revisits this argument and asks how historians can now impose order on the complex and contingent histories of religious engagements with science Bringing together leading scholars this volume explores the history and changing meanings of the categories science and religion the role of publishing and education in forging and spreading ideas the connection between knowledge power and intellectual imperialism and the reasons for the confrontation between evolution and creationism among American Christians and in the Islamic world A major contribution to the historiography of science and religion this book makes the most recent scholarship on this much misunderstood debate widely accessible