Purpose in the living world? : creation and emergent evolution (Book, 2008) [Dordt University]
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Purpose in the living world? : creation and emergent evolution

Purpose in the living world? : creation and emergent evolution

Author: Jacob Klapwijk; Harry Cook
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacob Klapwijk considers the stark choice many believers and non-believers face between religious notions concerning the origins of life and the contemporary findings of evolutionary science. He  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Klapwijk; Harry Cook
ISBN: 9780521493406 0521493404 9780521729437 0521729432
OCLC Number: 233697368
Notes: Dordt University notes:
Does life on earth have a purpose? -- Creationism, intelligent design, and Augustine's idea of time -- Darwin, neo-Darwinism, and the naturalistic continuity claim -- Miller's pre-biotic broth and the premises of evolutionism -- A cold shudder along Darwin's back -- The emergence theory of Morgan and Alexander -- Luctor et emergo : what is emergent evolution? -- Toward a general theory of emergent evolution -- Hominization and the philosophy of mind -- Augustinian faith and evolutionary science -- The organism is a whole, the world is a habitat -- The slumbering temptation of essentialism -- Questions surrounding the emergence process -- Enkapsis in nature : is there an omega point?
Description: ix, 311 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Does life on earth have a purpose? --
Creationism, intelligent design, and Augustine's idea of time --
Darwin, neo-Darwinism, and the naturalistic continuity claim --
Miller's pre-biotic broth and the premises of evolutionism --
A cold shudder along Darwin's back --
The emergence theory of Morgan and Alexander --
Luctor et emergo : what is emergent evolution? --
Toward a general theory of emergent evolution --
Hominization and the philosophy of mind --
Augustinian faith and evolutionary science --
The organism is a whole, the world is a habitat --
The slumbering temptation of essentialism --
Questions surrounding the emergence process --
Enkapsis in nature : is there an omega point?
Other Titles: Heeft de evolutie een doel?
Responsibility: Jacob Klapwijk ; translated and edited by Harry Cook.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) u177753
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'Undoubtedly the book presents an invaluable contribution to the scholarly discussion about the meaning of the natural world and its philosophical significance.' Antonianum

 
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