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Read online Scienza e religione.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Scienza e religione Pubblicato nel in un Europa attraversata dall ascesa dei totalitarismi Scienza e religione non solo un importante testo di filosofia dedicato alla secolare lotta tra pensiero scientifico e autorit religiosa ma rappresenta oggi come allora una preziosissima arma intellettuale contro l oppressione generata dal pensiero unico di qualunque matrice teologica o politica I temi affrontati gli strabilianti progressi della medicina l impatto culturale della rivoluzione copernicana dell evoluzionismo di Darwin e della psicologia scientifica hanno rimodellato la nostra percezione del cosmo e di noi stessi in un contesto ormai privo di rassicuranti certezze sul destino e sul ruolo del genere umano Di qui l inevitabile attacco da parte di chi fonda sulla verit rivelata il controllo e la produzione del sapere A Russell tuttavia non preme tanto l esaltazione dei trionfi della scienza quanto l affermazione della costitutiva diversit tra l approccio scientifico alla conoscenza e pi in generale alla vita e quello religioso Per Russell infatti il valore della ricerca scientifica non si misura soltanto in base ai successi della tecnica rispetto ai quali il lettore invitato a usare la salutare arma della critica ma riconducibile a una scelta di fondo improntata alla libert di indagine e al riconoscimento della potenziale fallibilit di ogni avventura umana by Bertrand Russell, Giulio Giorello, Paolo Vittorelli

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Scienza e religione
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Number of Pages:190
Category:Science, Non fiction, Philosophy, Religion, Atheism, History
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Unpopular Essays, The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell, The Problems of Philosophy, What I Believe, Religion and Science, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects, A History of Western Philosophy, The Conquest of Happiness, Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy, In Praise of Idleness and Other Essays
A lively and still one of the best introductions to philosophy this book pays off both a closer reading for students and specialists and a casual reading for the general public, In this volume of essays Russell was concerned to combat the growth of dogmatism whether of the Left or Right which has hitherto characterised our tragic century, The books of Bertrand Russell are a modern substitute for the Bible TIME br The Conquest of Happiness a primer of self regeneration is a most excellent book This manual of systemized common sense sane and forthright should be read by every parent teacher minister and Congressman in the land Atlantic Monthly, Dedicated as few men have been to the life of reason Bertrand Russell has always been concerned with the basic questions to which religion also addresses itself questions about man s place in the universe and the nature of the good life questions that involve life after death morality freedom education and sexual ethics He brings to his treatment of these questions the same courage scrupulous logic and lofty wisdom for which his other work as philosopher writer and teacher has been famous These qualities make the essays included in this book perhaps the most graceful and moving presentation of the freethinker s position since the days of Hume and Voltaire p I am as firmly convinced that religions do harm as I am that they are untrue Russell declares in his Preface and his reasoned opposition to any system or dogma which he feels may shackle man s mind runs through all the essays in this book whether they were written as early as or as late as p p The book has been edited with Lord Russell s full approval and cooperation by Professor Paul Edwards of the Philosophy Department of New York University In an Appendix Professor Edwards contributes a full account of the highly controversial Bertrand Russell Case of in which Russell was judicially declared unfit to teach philosophy at the College of the City of New York p p Whether the reader shares or rejects Bertrand Russell s views he will find this book an invigorating challenge to set notions a masterly statement of a philosophical position and a pure joy to read p