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Intended to provide a basis for discussion, this captivating study evaluates the evidence of modern science in relation to the debate between the atheistic and theistic resource addresses such topics as the origin of life; the genetic code and its origin; the nature and scope of evolution; and the scope and limits of science. Gripping and thoroughly argued, it is an illuminating look at one of man's greatest debates. This updated edition features 10 percent new content and a brand new forward from the author.
"Recent books touting atheism have been grounded more on dyspepsia than on dispassionate reason. In this book John considers the best, most recent science from physics and biology, and demonstrates that the picture looks far different from what we've been told." --Michael Behe, author, Darwin's Black Box and The Edge of Evolution "A brilliantly argued re-evaluation of the relation of science and religion, casting welcome new light on today's major debates. A must-read for all reflecting on the greatest questions of life." --Alister McGrath, author, Glimpsing the Face of God
Chapters: *War of the worldviews *The scope and limits of science *Reduction, reduction, reduction... *Designer universe? *Designer biosphere? *The nature and scope of evolution *The origin of life *The genetic code and its origin *Matters of information *The monkey machine *The origin of information
ISBN: 9780745953717 ISBN-10: 0745953719 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 224 Published: 1st September 2009 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.46
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Type: New edition