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Evolution in science and religion

Robert Andrews Millikan

Evolution in science and religion

by Robert Andrews Millikan

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Published by Yale U.P. in New Haven .
Written in English


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Statementby Robert Andrews Millikan.
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A lot of religious people accept evolution. They’re accommodationists. People like to think there is no inherent conflict between science – in particular evolution – and religion, and to show that Darwin could have been a religious man shows that religion and science can be friends. Can they not? I don’t think they can, no. It does not take much effort to demonstrate that evolution is not science but religion. Science, of course, involves observation, using one or more of our five senses (taste, sight, smell, hearing, touch) to gain knowledge about the world, and to be able to repeat the observations. Naturally, one can only observe what exists in the : Ken Ham.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Millikan, Robert Andrews, Evolution in science and religion. New Haven, Yale university press; London, Oxford University press []. Conversely, must the literal nature of the Genesis creation story be discounted in order to reconcile religion with evolution, astronomy, physics, and other sciences? as a revealed book -- .

This Element focuses on three challenges of evolution to religion: teleology, human origins, and the evolution of religion itself. First, religious worldviews tend to presuppose a teleological understanding of the origins of living things, but scientists mostly understand evolution as Author: Johan De Smedt, Helen De Cruz. The Evolution of Modern Science tells a strange story, a history that is intertwined with politics and religion; one that turns on personalities and the ever curious drive to /5(33).


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